Following the unveiling last week of President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal, the General Services Administration (GSA) – the agency tasked with supporting the basic administrative functions of the rest of the federal government – appears to be among the agencies that could see dramatic changes.
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According to a new report issued by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), continued reliance on continuing resolutions would likely trigger across-the-board federal spending cuts, or sequestration.
Citing partisan political motivations, several Senators are calling on the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) to investigate the questionnaire the Department of Energy (DOE) received from President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team.
Under a proposal unveiled recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would cut eight percent of its workforce over the next month.
Following reports that he misled senior White House officials about his conversations with the Russian ambassador in December before President Trump took office, Michael Flynn resigned Monday night as the president’s national security adviser.
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After initially displaying reticence to go along with the cuts to federal employees proposed in President Trump’s budget blueprint, House Republicans this week included similar measures in their own budget blueprint.
Following a four-month review process, the Interior Department this week presented its recommendations to the White House for scaling back the amount of land designated as national monuments.
In a speech delivered yesterday to the National Petroleum Council, a body comprised of 200 representatives of the oil and natural gas industry selected by the Department of Energy to advise on any matter pertaining to oil and natural gas, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke decried the lack of loyalty to himself and to President Trump, according to reports by the Associated Press.
In defense of President Trump’s travel restrictions, the Department of Justice filed a 15-page brief with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to challenge the federal judge’s ruling to lift the travel restrictions.
This week, the University of Pennsylvania released the results of its research into the mysterious attack on U.S. diplomatic workers based at the U.S. embassy in Cuba.
To say the process to fund the federal government is complex is an understatement. Considering that spending, including both mandatory and discretionary, totals more than $4 trillion dollars annually, that makes sense.
Five months after the election of President Donald Trump, progress filling agencies with his political appointees has been decidedly slow, as highlighted by a recent piece in the Washington Post.
In his inaugural address on the Transition’s Youtube page, President Elect Trump gave an update on the transition process and an outline of his priorities for his first 100 days in office, including:
President Trump fleshed out his budget team Friday, naming a deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, plus a regulatory administrator.
During a meeting today, President Donald Trump indicated his goal is to sign a tax reform bill before Christmas, a statement that increases the pressure on Congressional Republicans who have thus far found difficulty agreeing on what specific shape various aspects of a tax overhaul proposal should take.
In his weekly address, President Trump, who recently signed into law the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017, focused on the successes and achievements of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
The Trump administration announced plans to recommend a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal workers to take effect January 2018, according to a budget document and senior budget official.