Shutdown politics return to the Senate
Senators are firing the opening salvos in a new fight over funding the government. With President Trump releasing his first budget request Thursday, both parties are preemptively pointing fingers over who would be responsible if Congress misses a deadline in April to avoid a government...
Trump Budget Would Abolish 19 Agencies, Cut Thousands of Federal Jobs
With the aim of "making government work again," the Trump White House on Thursday unveiled a $1.1 trillion budget blueprint for discretionary spending in fiscal 2017 and 2018 that would abolish 19 agencies and eliminate thousands of agency jobs.
Anxiety, fear, uncertainty mark federal employees awaiting Trump's budget
Take a heap of anxiety, add a chunk of fear, throw in big pile of uncertainty. Mix and boil for a federal employee moral-busting stew, with a bad aftertaste. The main ingredient - the budget plan President Trump presents this week - is sure to be the most distasteful....