Trump nominates official to lead OFPP, former leader provides advice

Robert Burton, former deputy and acting administrator of the Office of Procurement Policy, joined Federal Drive with some advice for the next director.

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Procurement policy is rarely at the top of an incoming administration’s priorities. But now the Trump administration has nominated a former D.C. procurement official to direct the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Michael Wooten is now working at the Education Department as deputy assistant secretary for community colleges. For what Wooten might want to do if confirmed, Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke to former OFPP Deputy and Acting Administrator Robert Burton, now an attorney and partner with Crowell & Moring LLP.

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