Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, pledging to empower America’s “forgotten men and women” as he takes command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership
Senate confirms retired Gen. James Mattis to run Pentagon in President Donald Trump’s new administration
The Office of Personnel Management wants agencies to look more closely at Hispanic representation within the workforce and identify barriers and challenges that prevent them from recruiting and retaining a more diverse government.
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.), if confirmed by the Senate as the Trump administration’s Interior secretary, will inherit a National Park Service with a multi-billion dollar maintenance backlog and a toxic work culture that demands reform, he told lawmakers on Tuesday.
Army Undersecretary Patrick Murphy says he hopes the Army continues its pushes in innovation and acquisition.
Officials and public gather at U.S. Capitol for inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president.
Crowds haven’t chased Donald Trump into a hotel nor overrun the White House like they did in the 1829 inauguration of Andrew Jackson. But the election and transition have been heated. Now the new administration must get down to work. David Eagles, director of the Center for Presidential Transition at the Partnership for Public Service, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with some insight into the challenges beyond Day One.
A recently retired federal employee shares some wisdom and offers tips for the incoming crop of political appointees.
Sequestration and philosophical differences among politicians have lead to a big unresolved question over military capacity.
Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the federal community.
Nearly 1,300 members of the U.S. Air Force will support the ceremony and logistics for the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. The Air Force District of Washington gave members of the press a sneak peak of their rehearsals at Joint Base Andrews.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz and Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub are meeting on Monday to talk about recent comments about President-elect Trump and conflicts of interest.
Defense Deputy Secretary Bob Work, Chuck Rosenberg, the administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency and Nick Rasmussen, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center, are among the current appointees who are staying in place to help ensure continuity of government.
Fixed price contracts don’t always have to go to the lowest bidder, not if a higher priced bidder offers more value. That’s the gist of a landmark decision from the Government Accountability Office. It ruled against protesters of the Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contract the General Services Administration is trying to establish. Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain the decision.
Like all new presidents, Donald Trump has promised much. Like his predecessors, he and his team will soon find out that to carry out its ideas, an administration has to pay attention to basic management realities. Tom Romeo, general manager of the U.S. federal services segment of Maximus, has spent 30 years on the contracting side of federal initiatives. He offers his take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.