The U.S. Capitol and the base of the Washington Monument are mirrored in the reflecting pool on the National Mall at sunrise in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Draining the DC swamp: A plus for your community?

The Trump administration wants to share some of the D.C. wealth by moving jobs — but not necessarily the people in them — to other parts of the nation…

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WikipediaKansas City

Draining the DC swamp a complicated, costly exercise

Turns out the plan to move Washington-based civil servants closer to the geographic areas they deal with, and the taxpayers they serve, isn’t as cut-and-dried…

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Mark Esper

Esper’s nomination for Defense Secretary advances to full Senate

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA is facing more congressional backlash for its plans to relocate two research bureaus to Kansas City, and the DoD Inspector General says former Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White misused her subordinates’ time.

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