Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie says he’ll review some personnel moves and major agency actions himself, as 16 senators urge the new secretary to review a series of actions from prior VA leadership that have impacted career employees and executives.
The new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said several new people will be taking top-level leadership positions at the agency shortly. Pamela Powers will be the department’s new chief of staff and Chris Syrek will be VA’s deputy chief of staff.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Veterans Affairs field examiner was hoping to steal nearly $700,000 from a disabled veteran.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service says millenials received significantly less mail in 2017 than the year before. Meanwhile Mitch McConnell said he has no plans to shut down the government over President Trump’s push for border wall funds.
An experienced government hand takes over Veterans Affairs and its raft of troubles.
Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more details for more on Congress’ dealings this week.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says only 15 out of 53 agencies met DATA Act requirements for complete, timely, and accurate spending data reports.
The Senate has confirmed Pentagon official Robert Wilkie to be secretary of Veterans Affairs
Robert Wilkie, the president’s nominee for secretary of Veterans Affairs, said he would faithfully implement the VA MISSION Act, but oppose efforts to fully-privatize VA health care.
The Defense Department is making sure families get the information they need with the Exceptional Families Program.