Oversight

Play of the Day: Trump Cuts Red Tape, Frees 'Our Dreams'

The president used curious language to describe his administration's push to cut regulations.

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EPA Inspector General Takes on Scott Pruitt’s Soundproof Booth

House Democrats had complained administrator may have violated appropriations law.

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Play of the Day: Omarosa Leaves the White House With a Flourish

The former Trump advisor had to be escorted from the premises.

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Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Feud With Kirsten Gillibrand

The president took to Twitter to insult his home state's junior senator.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said the mandate is the "definition of government waste."

GOP Lawmakers Seek to Repeal OPM Obamacare Program

Johnson, Meadows say savings from under-utilized program could go toward retirement, security clearance backlogs.

Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., said after a hearing that she wonders why the Treasury agency exists.

Watchdog's Criticisms Add to Woes of Agency Already at Risk of Elimination

GAO says it's had a hard time gaining access to people and documents at Treasury's Office of Financial Research.

Poll: Government Corruption Seen as Rising, Especially at White House

Transparency group finds that the public views Washington as more corrupt than business.

Play of the Day: Trump, Television and Diet Coke

The president really likes to watch cable news and also drink soda.

OPM Leadership Void Leaves Locality Pay Advisers Twisting in the Wind

Members of the Federal Salary Council have not been reappointed since Trump’s inauguration, stalling the advisory group’s work.

Special Counsel Henry Kerner said OSC has a reputation for “operating at a molasses pace.”

Newly Installed Special Counsel Wants to Adjudicate Cases More Swiftly

Henry Kerner welcomes new pro-whistleblower tools for independent agency.

Play of the Day: Hanukkah At The White House

The Trumps held a celebration for the upcoming Festival of Lights.

Defense Unleashes 1,200 Auditors for First Ever Financial Review

After decades of false starts, the Pentagon has finally declared itself audit ready.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks at the lighting of the national Christmas tree.

Zinke Travel Records Hint Helicopter Use Was Steered by Political Schedule

FOIA releases to Politico show aides rejecting car travel as time-consuming; Interior press office says the secretary was attending official events.

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