The White House wooed Manchin in hopes of clearing the way for Republicans to win his seat in the heavily pro-Trump state this fall.
Starting in the 1990s, the North Koreans and Americans had worked jointly to recover remains for more than a decade, but the cooperation was suspended during the George W. Bush era amid political tensions
The largest federal employee union said the orders “strip federal employees of their decades-old right to representation at the worksite.”
Passage of the VA Mission Act marks a significant legislative win for the president.
Robert Wilkie has experience in Washington, having held high-level posts in the Defense Department and worked on senators’ staffs.
Dozens of senior staffers have left Veterans Affairs since January, an exodus driven by the ideological struggle over privatized care.
President Trump’s decision to upend VA’s leadership comes as Senate Republicans were already worried about having to deal with potentially difficult nominations in the months leading up to midterm elections.
The potential move comes as the current VA secretary, David Shulkin, has fallen from favor with the president.
President is considering Energy Secretary Rick Perry to replace Veterans Affairs chief David J. Shulkin.
Overhauling Veterans Affairs was among the president’s campaign promises. A standoff between Secretary David Shulkin and his senior staff threatens to derail that.
VA head David Shulkin responded by announcing that he is installing new leaders not just at the D.C. hospital but at medical centers in Maryland, New England, Phoenix, Maryland and Virginia.
David Shulkin, under fire for his expensive European work trip, is embroiled in a nasty power struggle with other Trump appointees advocating for his ouster.
A senior VA official altered an email to make it appear that David J. Shulkin was receiving an award from the Danish government, then used the award to justify paying for his wife’s travel, an inspector general report found.
An investigation by the Commerce Department watchdog found that the former chief of staff at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office abused his position, charging taxpayers for at least 130 cab rides totaling more than $4,000.
An exodus of civil servants, a lack of political appointees and anticipation of budget cuts have contributed to a diminished federal workforce.
Applause from GOP members broke out in the House of Representatives after it passed their tax bill on Nov. 16.
Broadcaster Leeann Tweeden said Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) “forcibly kissed” and groped her in 2006. Here’s what Franken has said in the past about sexual violence.
Deputy Inspector General Mary Kendall is also scrutinizing the travel of Zinke’s wife, Lola, and how it was paid for.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin’s comments Thursday contradicted information the agency provided to The Post for a Sept. 29 story about the trip.
The inspector general for the Treasury Department found that chief of staff Eli Miller and a hedge fund billionaire who offered him a ride on his private jet were friends and did not discuss business.