Oversight

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."

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.

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Inspectors General Council to Track Watchdog Vacancies

Website improvements announced just as Trump assigns SSA IG to Interior.

More Guilty Pleas in Navy Department Liquor Bribery Case  

New Yorkers had paid employee $250,000 for unauthorized discount purchases.

Surprise Inspections Reveal Widespread Violations at Immigrant Detention Facilities

Poor conditions add to the expanding list of crises caused by the influx of migrants at the souther border.

Why Good Census Numbers Are Vital To Hurricane Recovery

Researchers have four reccomendations for community leaders counting on accurate statistics about their populations in the wake of natural disasters.

Lawmakers Want the Final Say on Air Force One Paint Job

A House panel has drafted legislation that would require congressional approval if Trump wants to change the Kennedy-era livery.

Labor Authority Chairwoman Defends Decisions to Decertify Union, Close Regional Offices

Democratic lawmakers blasted decisions that overturned decades of agency precedent, and suggested Federal Labor Relations Authority Chairwoman Colleen Duffy Kiko was untruthful in her testimony.

Incoming and Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Chiefs Praise Staff for Independence

Agency’s culture is “fearless” in producing scores and not worrying about the political consequences, outgoing director Keith Hall says.