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A Prison Or A Summer Camp? Wildly Different Spins On The Casa Padre Child Immigrant Center

Impressions from journalists, the Trump administration, the nonprofit that runs it, a photographer, and a teenage former resident.

Education Department Proposes New, More Restrictive Telework Policy

Action follows unilateral implementation of a new management edict by agency leadership.

Acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney could stay on in the post longer than the Vacancies Act limit if there is a nominee for the permanent job.

As White House Preps Successor, Mulvaney Plans to Exit Consumer Agency

Under Vacancies Reform Act, acting director’s tenure ends June 22—unless Trump nominates someone for the job.

President Trump holds a signing ceremony earlier this month for a bill to overhaul VA health care. During that ceremony he spoke about the difficulty of firing bad employees.

Congress Looks to Boost Accountability for VA’s Senior Execs, Loosen It for Everyone Else

Bipartisan bill in the Senate would unwind Trump’s top legislative achievement on civil service reform.

James Comey speaks during his book tour in April.

Five Times James Comey Used His Personal Gmail For FBI Business

According to the inspector general's report, Comey used his own Gmail for FBI work just after the Clinton email investigation.

Play of the Day: Happy 72nd Birthday, Mr. President

Donald Trump's birthday was celebrated Thursday by late-night hosts.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies during a Senate hearing about the department's funding on June 5.

Education Department Staff Has Shrunk by 13% in Trump Era

“If you’re going to make a case to hire more people, you better have a really good reason,” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently told an interviewer.

House Passes Bill to Help USPS Block International Shipments With Illegal Opioids

The Postal Service typically has no advanced data on the packages it receives from overseas.

Justice Department IG Michael Horowitz is in the spotlight with the release of a 500-page report on the handling of 2016 election probes.

Justice Watchdog’s Bombshell Report Underlines Tricky Role of IGs

Horowitz’s 500 pages detail methods his team used to navigate political shoals.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi signed onto the letter.

House Democrats Join Fight Against Workforce Executive Orders

Twenty-three lawmakers say the three edicts reduce protections for whistleblowers, attempt to “eradicate unions.”