The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear confirmed John Pistole by a voice vote. Soon after, the American Federation of Government Employees and the National Treasury Employees Union announced plans to petition him on collective bargaining rights for TSA screeners. Both unions are vying to become the exclusive representative for TSA. So far, Pistole hasn’t given his views on bargaining rights. No word on when he will be sworn in.
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