An Unconventional President Takes Aim at the Bureaucracy

Trump’s budget targets familiar agencies and programs.

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Trump Suggests USPS Cut Retirement, Health Benefits in $46B Savings Package

Decreasing mail delivery frequency also part of White House’s postal reform proposal.

Budget Spares NASA From Cuts As Deep As Other Research Agencies

The NASA plan includes cuts across most of the space agency’s programs.


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A Guide For Federal Leaders In a Time of Uncertainty

Managers and supervisors don’t have the luxury of indulging in their worst fears—there’s too much work to be done.

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The 18 Independent Agencies Trump Wants to Eliminate

The president’s budget suggests entirely eliminating these bodies, from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the National Endowment for the Arts.

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says the administration's budget puts taxpayers first.

Trump Proposes Easier Firing, Job Cuts at Most Agencies

Budget blueprint pushes sweeping changes to agency structures and personnel management.

How Many Jobs Would Your Agency Lose Under Trump's 2018 Budget?

Most of the major agencies would see significant workforce reductions, with a few exceptions such as the Defense Department.

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Leadership Matters, But Government Has a Deeper Problem

Federal management systems are in dire need of an overhaul.

NIH scientists work in 2012.

Trump’s Budget Would Gut Government Science — Except for the U.S. Nuclear Program

Here's how Trump’s proposed budget would decimate government science programs, by the numbers.

Michael Flynn Invokes the Fifth

President Trump’s former national security adviser won’t comply with the Intelligence Committee’s demand for Russia-related documents, his lawyers said Monday.

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, holds a copy of "Budget of the U.S. Government A New Foundation For American Greatness Fiscal Year 2018."

Trump to Propose $1.4 Trillion in Cuts to Non-Defense Agencies

Budget required "hard choices," White House says, including federal workforce reductions.

Trump Plan to Submit Unsigned Financial Disclosure Draws Mixed Reviews

Ethics office continues pas-de-deux with president’s attorneys as lawmakers pounce.

 U.S. ambassador John Bass speaks in Ankara in 2014.

Turkey Summons U.S. Ambassador Over Embassy Brawl

The fight last week in Washington, D.C., in which the Turkish president’s bodyguards were involved, left a dozen people injured.


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