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Trump blasts obstructionism that exists only in his mind
In the News

April 13, 2017

"In late February, Donald Trump sat down with Fox News, which asked the president about the vacancies in key posts throughout his administration. Trump said the question was based on a faulty assumption."

MSNBC

Tag(s): appointments, Congress, White House


“Why the “Trump” State Department still loves George Soros”
In the News

April 07, 2017

"The failure of the Trump administration thus far to staff up the executive branch is hurting the conservative policy agenda and thwarting the will of the voters. And six Republican senators who asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to probe whether foreign aid is promoting a progressive agenda around the world just got an abject lesson in how."

New York Post

Tag(s): agencies, Congress, White House


GOP senators push Trump to fill administration posts
In the News

April 06, 2017

"Republican senators are growing impatient with the White House’s slow pace in filling out the administration and are pushing President Trump to speed the nomination process, concerned that the dearth of Cabinet deputies could hamper the executive branch’s ability to function."

Real Clear Politics

Tag(s): appointments, Congress, White House


Republicans considering broader change to Senate rules
In the News

April 05, 2017

"Republicans are discussing making an additional change to the Senate’s rules to more quickly confirm President Trump’s nominees. The change is separate from an expected vote Thursday that would prevent Democrats from using a filibuster to block Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch."

The Hill

Tag(s): appointments, Congress, White House


‘The fear is real’ Congress could enact Trump-level budget cuts
In the News

April 03, 2017

"A majority of federal employees who took a Federal News Radio survey said they believe Congress will make good on President Donald Trump’s proposed civilian agency cuts for fiscal 2018. And while the looming threat of cuts has put a damper on workforce morale, most respondents plan to stay on-the-job at their federal outposts."

Federal News Radio

Tag(s): budget, Congress, White House


The road to government reform is filled with landmines
In the News

March 27, 2017

"President Donald Trump’s executive order requiring federal agencies to identify duplicative and unnecessary programs and improve services holds the promise of helping bring our government into the 21st century. In many respects, we have institutions created for a different era. Our government provides exceptional services in some areas, but has not kept up with best-in-class private sector organizations in others. The moment is ripe for evaluating where we are and where we need to be in terms of the way government conducts business, manages taxpayer money and serves the needs of the American people."

Government Executive

Tag(s): Congress, management, White House


Seven questions heading into Trump’s address to congress
In the News

February 28, 2017

"With President Trump set to address a joint session of Congress around 9:00 pm ET tonight, we can state the obvious: His administration has gotten off to a slow start. Just 15 members of his cabinet and team have won Senate confirmation, compared with 29 for Barack Obama and 22 for George W. Bush at this same point in time, per data from the Partnership for Public Service."

NBC News

Tag(s): Congress, transition management, White House


The United States Government Manual (2014)
External Resource

July 01, 2014

The official handbook of the federal government. This special edition of the Federal Register is currently updated to provide comprehensive and authoritative descriptions of the programs and activities of the legislative, judicial and executive branches. The government manual also includes information about quasi-official agencies, international organizations with U.S. membership and federal boards, commissions and committees.

GPO.gov

Tag(s): agencies, Congress, White House


Max Stier’s testimony on Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs “Eliminating the Bottlenecks: Streamlining the Nominations Process”
External Resource

March 02, 2011

Max Stier tesifies on Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Tag(s): appointments, Congress


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