Trump Wants to Ax This Government Agency
Article from The Daily Wire by Ashe Schow.
The Trump administration has been looking into dismantling the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and appears to be moving closer toward accomplishing something no president since Reagan has.
The last time a government agency was closed down was in 1981, the Washington Post reported. At that time, congress shuttered the Community Services Administration and rolled its responsibilities into the Department of Health and Human Services. The transition was rough, so it is important for the Trump administration to carefully examine how to move forward.
The Federal News Network (FNN) first announced the administration’s plans to reorganize the government in June 2018. At the time, the initiative looked like it would shrink OPM, but it now appears that the entire department would be eliminated and its functions shifted elsewhere. Last week, FNN reported that Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee want more details about the proposed elimination.
“To date, the administration has failed to provide the committee with the plans or any detailed justification,” committee Chairman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) wrote to the leadership of the Appropriations Committee and Financial Service and General Government Subcommittee.
Read the entire article at The Daily Wire.
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shut it down, too much waste in government
Shut it down, also the EPA and Education Dept. Let the States handle their own. Shrink Government now !!!
We should also look at eliminating the US Fish and Wildlife Service. The corruption in this agency goes so deep that attempts to turn it around has failed. It does much more damage than good with the International Office doing more damage to the world’s conservation in five years than could be imagined. The agency must be closed and allow individual states and nations manage their wildlife without interference from protectionists.
Please shut any and all of them down. Most of those companies waste our tax dollars with stupid research or they use it to go on vacations. I bet they help illegal aliens with new cars and homes etc. Americans been taken advantage for too long.
This is one of many departments that are a waste of taxpayer money.
Energy, education, and a few more should be eliminated.
There are many Pork Fed Agencies that need to be chopped or severely trimmed …Start with the EPA, Dept.of Education, Health & Human Services, IRS…The list goes on forever…
Yet businesses cut parts of themselves that are not profitable each and every day. Our government is failing us, but way too many look to government to solve our problems anyway, especially with handouts. We are not in a World War, and definitely not in a Depression, so why isn’t self-reliance being pushed? There is way too much dependency in this country, and we are surrounded by commercials that suggest irresponsible behavior in dealing with debt, whether that is credit card debt, student loan debt, personal loans, mortgages, etc. We had a Great Depression and people learned to be self-reliant, and in many ways were better off because of it.