Dr. Donald F. Kettl joins the podcast to discuss the White House order on firing and accountability.
President Donald Trump’s Schedule F Executive Order signed last month has been heavily criticized from good government groups, public administration experts and unions. The concern is that the spoils system could come back to the federal civil service, invalidating over 100 years of precedent
Dr. Donald F. Kettl is Professor in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at University of Texas at Austin and a GovExec contributor. His latest piece on our site is headlined “Schedule F Order Relies on a Myth the Private Sector Fires More People Than the Government.” He joined the show to discuss the Schedule F order.