The Department of Veterans Affairs fired former Washington, D.C., VA Medical Center Director Brian Hawkins Wednesday for “failure to provide effective leadership” at the D.C. Medical Center.
The District has long kept tabs on vacant properties, blighted buildings and so-called nuisance properties. The city even went a step further and began using tax dollars to blast graffiti off other’s people’s property.
The police practice of seizing cash or property linked to suspected criminal activity is taking flak on Capitol Hill, and groups advocating for reforming federal asset forfeiture rules see the effort taking off this year.
Many victims of the last massive storm to swamp the U.S., 2012’s Superstorm Sandy, are still waiting for their government checks — raising questions about Federal Emergency Management Agency’s ability to dole out financial relief in the oncoming Harvey-Irma onslaught.
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is a perfect teaching tool for the D.C. government, particularly since the string of storms pounded the theme that all lives matter and that it is important to keep track of your assets. Mother Nature constantly reminds us that it ain’t over ‘til it’s over.
The White House has been privately urging the State Department to speed up its protracted process for releasing Hillary Clinton’s still-undisclosed emails.
President Trump on Thursday lashed out at President Obama’s top national security aide amid reports she acknowledged to congressional investigators that she sought classified information on senior members of his staff during the presidential transition because of suspicions over a prominent Gulf sheikh’s secret visit to Manhattan.
Medicare enrollees will receive brand-new cards that replace their Social Security numbers with unique IDs, the Trump administration said Thursday, hoping to crack down on the type of identity theft and fraud that’s soaking the federal insurance program.
President Trump’s pardon for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio may not be the last word in the case.
The country’s voting machines are susceptible to hacking, which could be done in a way so that it leaves no fingerprints, making it impossible to know whether the outcome was changed, computer experts told President Trump’s voter integrity commission Tuesday.