Tag: Office of Management and Budget (US)

After Days of Anxiety and Confusion, Government Workers Told to Stay Home

WASHINGTON — The federal government on Monday began directing its employees to work from home, after a week of confusion as some workers were told to report to the office even as public health officials implored employers to keep people at home. Facing mounting criticism and anxiety from federal employees, the Trump administration on Sunday […]

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Protect Government Workers, Too, From the Coronavirus

Stay home. Avoid crowds. Work remotely. Keep at least six feet between you and other people. As the coronavirus tightens its grip, the pleas from health experts for people to limit face-to-face contact are growing ever more pointed and urgent. And yet, even as workplaces and schools are being shut down across America, the federal […]

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Mulvaney Says He Often Disagrees With Trump (Just Never Publicly)

Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, said in a wide-ranging discussion on Wednesday night that he disagreed with President Trump “every single day,” mocked a fellow administration adviser and accused Republicans of hypocrisy over the budget deficit. Mr. Mulvaney, addressing a crowd of several hundred during a question-and-answer session with the Oxford […]

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Emails Show Budget Office Working to Carry Out Ukraine Aid Freeze

The same morning last July when President Trump had his fateful call with Ukraine’s president, White House officials were working behind the scenes to impose the freeze sought by the president on military assistance to Ukraine, reviewing the legal wording they would use to implement the hold, emails released late Tuesday night show. The emails […]

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