Days into Donald Trump's administration, heads are finally beginning to roll at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Two notoriously corrupt employees in Puerto Rico were fired this week, indicating that more may be on the way.
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A lawyer who represents federal employees who have been discriminated against said the payment of $900,000 by a federal agency to an employee whose feelings were hurt by a race-tinged "Little Rascals" reference appears "monstrously excessive" based on past precedent.
A man who shot someone outside a speech at the University of Washington (UW) by conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos said his victim was a "white supremacist," and police let the shooter go, even as the victim is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
Major media outlets rushed to characterize the entire WhiteHouse.gov switch over as the Trump administration selectively deleting pages lauding gay rights and climate change.
Most black children in America grow up without a father present, but the annual report for President Barack Obama's My Brother's Keeper (MBK) initiative doesn't mention the problem.
Mary Kinney quietly retired last year as Ginnie Mae's chief operating officer after officials there paid $900,000 to settle a subordinate's racism complaint against her, then cashed in on her public service experience to land a position in a firm that uses minority status to win non-competitive government contracts.
Four of the five richest counties in the U.S. are Washington, D.C. suburbs --- Loudoun, Fairfax and Arlington in Virginia and Howard in Maryland --- so it is unsurprising that many Americans question the federal government taking money to prop up far-off elites?
President-Elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the man appointed by President Barack Obama as its undersecretary of health and whose tenure has included some of the worst scandals afflicting the troubled agency.
Taxpayers wrote a $900,000 settlement check to a federal employee to compensate her for once being likened to a “Little Rascals” character by her boss, The Daily Caller News Foundation's Investigative Group has learned.
Local governments routinely spend resources on infrastructure they don't really need or want simply because available funds are sitting in a federal account and are therefore viewed as "free," according to Sen. Jeff Flake's new edition of the Wastebook.
Federal employees spend more than $1 billion a year boosting the government's image, including the salaries of an estimated 5,000 official "spokesmen" who often ignore questions from reporters about agency operations and try to distract public attention away from embarrassing scandals.
Feds Spend Tax Dollars To Discover Frat Brothers Like Alcohol, Girls Like Dolls, And Sharks Are Scary
Federal grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) bankrolled studies to discover that fraternity brothers like to drink, that "Jaws" is a scary movie, that little girls like Barbie dolls and that most people generally fear pain at the dentist.
Even as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was struggling to explain to Congress why it could not produce copies of former IRS official Lois Lerner's emails, the agency was paying $12 million for an email backup system that it could not and did not use.
Taxpayers are spending billions of dollars a year subsidizing growing over-produced agricultural products, which results in federal officials buying more and more in an endless cycle that defies basic economics and common sense.
Taxpayers are spending $326,000 fixing the waterfront vacation home of a serial financial criminal and former Olympic gold medalist, which is nearly as much as the house was worth.
President-elect Donald Trump still hasn't decided on a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) secretary, but the person he met with Thursday about the agency is an Obamacare booster, Hillary Clinton donor and Obama administration political appointee.
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) officials routinely give each other huge recruitment, relocation and retention bonuses to move from one city to another or just to keep the job they have, wasting as much as $40 million annually, according to a government watchdog.
President-elect Donald Trump promised to fire incompetent and dishonest Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees, but he will have to fight the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) --- the largest federal worker union --- every step of the way.
An activist group is demanding to know exactly how local governments paying salaries to full-time teachers' union officials serves a public purpose when the only business that gets done is for the labor organization, not taxpayers.