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N.S.A. Installs Trump Loyalist as Top Lawyer Days Before Biden Takes Office

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At the Pentagon, Mr. Miller was angry that the agency’s leadership had slow-rolled Mr. Ellis’s installment for months despite his going through the standard hiring...
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Trump Issues Order Giving Him More Leeway to Hire and Fire Federal Workers

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WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an executive order this week that could substantially expand his ability to hire and fire tens of thousands of federal...
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Trump Moves to Cancel Government Sensitivity Training Contracts

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President Trump has directed administration officials to make significant changes to sensitivity training sessions across the government, calling such efforts that often focus on promoting...
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What Is the Hatch Act? Is Trump Violating It at the R.N.C.?

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No modern president has accepted his party’s nomination for re-election from the White House. But amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has forced a near-total reimagining...
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Trump’s White House Grows Bolder in Flouting Ethical Norms

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When President Trump holds official taxpayer-funded events outside Washington, his audiences are treated to campaign-style speeches and rock music playlists drawn from his political rallies....
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As Election Nears, Trump’s White House Grows Bolder in Flouting Ethical Norms

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When President Trump holds official taxpayer-funded events outside Washington, his audiences are treated to campaign-style speeches and rock music playlists drawn from his political rallies....
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Despite Coronavirus, Federal Workers Head to the Office

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WASHINGTON — As coronavirus cases surge around the country and epidemiologists urge caution, the federal government is heading back to work, jeopardizing pandemic progress in...
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Immigration Officers Face Furloughs as Visa Applications Plunge

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WASHINGTON — Three years of restrictive and sometimes draconian immigration policies have left families separated, applicants for visas stranded and would-be immigrants looking for alternative...