Defense Secretary Mark Esper is breaking with President Donald Trump, saying he opposes using active-duty military forces for law enforcement duties in the U.S. Trump has raised that possibility, though the White House has cooled on the idea as protests have calmed in the past two days
In a unanimous decision Wednesday morning, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board voted to defer the implementation of a new, China-inclusive index for the international fund. The board members cited ongoing economic uncertainty from the coronavirus, as well as the president’s three new nominees to FRTIB, as reasons for their decision.
President Donald Trump said his administration won’t approve a $10 billion loan to USPS guaranteed under the CARES Act unless the agency first agrees to take his advice.
Postmaster General Megan Brennan warned the House Oversight and Reform Committee last year the Postal Service would run out of cash by 2024 without legislative and regulatory reform. But with a sharp drop in mail…
Field operations across the country remain on-hold through April 15. Meanwhile, the Census Bureau warned staffing adjustments at call centers may lead to increased wait times.
President Trump has removed the inspector general tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help businesses and individuals.
Trump postpones states’ REAL ID October 2020 deadline for issuance of enhanced security drivers licenses.
In today’s Federal Newscast, federal contractor associations wrote separate letters to the White House and lawmakers asking for more guidance for how industry should expect to work during the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The Defense Department has set up a daily call with associations representing its vendors to take stock of how the coronavirus is impacting its industrial base while the White House has activated a 1950 law to give agencies procurement priority.
President Donald Trump has signed an $8.3 billion measure to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. Trump had planned to sign the bill during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, according to Vice President Mike Pence