Oversight

HASC Chair on Mini-Nukes: ‘We’re Not Trying to Manage a Nuclear War’

hairman Adam Smith, D-Wash., speaks as Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, and U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein. Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

Play of the Day: Don't Cough During the President's Camera Time

Mick Mulvaney had to leave the room during the ABC interview in the Oval Office.

Park Service Official and Boosters Helped Artist Avoid Taxes

Interior watchdog confirms agency mishandled purchase of $39,000 painting. 

Play of the Day: The Pride Flag Is Not Going On Embassy Flagpoles

The State Department made a determination, but embassy staffs are making do.

OPM-GSA Merger Plan Would Create ‘Additional Uncertainty’ in Retirement Processing Reform

A government watchdog report said the Trump administration’s proposal to merge the federal government’s HR agency with the General Services Administration could make it more difficult to modernize the retirement process.

There's Plenty of Precedent for Feds Facing Discipline and Removal for Hatch Act Violations

Trump says he will not fire Kellyanne Conway after White House calls OSC recommendation "unprecedented."

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Drug Enforcement Administration Executive Cited for Nepotism

Justice Department IG finds son and former employees hired as contractors, wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Play of the Day: Norway, The 2020 Election and the Prince of 'Whales'

Donald Trump spoke to ABC and talked about receiving information from foreign governments.

Former Republican EPA Chiefs Condemn Trump's Leadership of the Agency

Four former administrators say the Trump administration is putting the environment, and public health, at risk.

Play of the Day: The President Has an Agreement on This Piece of Paper, But You Can't See It

Donald Trump waved around a white sheet of paper, but didn't explain its contents to the assembled press.

Play of the Day: The White House's France-U.S. Friendship Tree Is Dead

Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump planted the oak in 2018, but it is no more.

A Growing Number of Feds Think They've Seen Favoritism, Other Prohibited Personnel Practices

Uptick could be at least partially a result of increased awareness, Merit Systems Protection Board concludes.