Glenn Johnson is mayor of Pullman, Washington, a this city of 30,000 people in the southeast corner of the state. He tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin why he opposes a Trump administration proposal to privatize air traffic control.
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry said he wouldn’t back down from the $640 billion defense top-line in the NDAA unless a multi-year budget deal could be reached. But then he backed down from the $640 billion top-line.
President Donald Trump says he’s taking “historic action” to transform the Department of Veterans Affairs
Rep. Mac Thornberry’s (R-Texas) said his draft version of the defense authorization bill includes a pay raise for military members and increased missile defense spending.
Kumbaya-like bipartisanship evaporates quickly and as the legislative week gets underway, Democrats, Republicans and the Trump White House are finding precious little they can agree on. That’s especially true as budget hearings get into full swing. Roll Call Senior Editor David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to provide a little more insight.
The White House kicked off tech week by hosting 18 private sector technology leaders from companies such as Amazon, Apple and Google at the American Technology Council meeting.
Industry and government both agree, without qualified people, America remains at risk in the cybersecurity wars. Rodney Peterson, director of the National Initiative on Cyber Security Education, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss his team’s efforts
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) blasted a recent opinion from the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, which urges executive branches to respond only to inquires from congressional committee chairman. Some Cabinet-level secretaries have said they would not abide by the OLC policy.
If you pick 100 people at random from your federal agency, odds are 34 of them could retire today, or six months ago. But they haven’t. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains why.
Former FBI Director James Comey asserts that President Donald Trump fired him to interfere with his investigation of Russia’s ties to the Trump campaign
The Office of Management and Budget issued implementation guidance for the cybersecurity executive order, giving agencies four deadlines over the next three months.
President Donald Trump’s new budget has many federal employees seeing red, as in Republican, and feeling blue, as in Democratic. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains why.
A top communications aide to President Donald Trump is exiting the White House in what could be the first step in a wider overhaul aimed at more aggressively responding to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Treasury Employees Union is worried the Trump administration’s plan to eliminate the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program would make it harder for agencies to recruit top talent.
Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director