inauguration

  • Trump inauguration latest round of presidential pomp

    On Friday, Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in an inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. This gallery looks back at some Inauguration ceremonies Washington has witnessed over the years.

  • How Fort Myer handles thousands of service members for the inauguration

    Fort Myer will play a largely ceremonial role on Jan. 20 by providing horses and service members in the parade.

  • Widespread congressional support for Mattis as Defense secretary suddenly devolves along partisan lines

    Just hours after the conclusion of James Mattis’ confirmation hearing to be the next secretary of Defense, a broad bipartisan majority of 81 senators voted Thursday to make an exception from the seven-year cooling off period for military officers and allow him to become the department’s top civilian leader.

  • Kiss your job and assets goodbye — or not!

    The next sound you hear will be panic-stricken federal workers fleeing the city — or not — says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

  • House, Senate committees meet to ponder civilian-military relations under President Trump

    Congress’ two defense policy committees were set to meet Thursday to consider whether retired Gen. James Mattis should be the next secretary of Defense, something both houses of Congress will have to approve since his confirmation would require the suspension of a federal law that demands military officers be out of uniform for seven years before they become the military’s civilian boss.

  • Feds believe they can make a difference under Trump administration

    The vast majority of federal employees who responded to a Federal News Radio poll said they have no plans to retire for political reasons during the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

  • FBI tactical response teams ready for Inauguration Day

    The FBI’s Washington Field Office is ready to respond to a variety of threats or events that might occur during the 58th Presidential Inauguration. The various tactical response teams can handle hazardous materials, bomb threats, barricade situations, and can offer emergency medical support to agents injured in the line of duty. The FBI Washington Field Office’s tactical response teams presented some of their tools and kits that can be deployed on Inauguration Day during a Jan. 9 press conference in Washington, D.C.

  • FBI prepared for whatever Inauguration Day threats might come its way

    The U.S. Secret Service might be taking the lead on Inauguration Day, but the FBI Washington Field Office is prepared to offer whatever support is needed to the agents who will be working to prevent and protect against domestic threats.

  • What kind of fed will you be under the Trump administration?

    So what kind of federal employee will you be under President Donald Trump’s administration? Take our survey and see where you stand among other government employees.

  • Mr. Trump takes on the Plum Book

    Everybody take a deep breath. The Plum Book has 4,000 jobs. It always takes months to make a dent.