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Robert Blau stirred controversy with openly partisan statements to co-workers at the Millennium Challenge Corporation.

  • Aug 15, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh took a leading role in making the 1998 Starr report more persuasive and “internally consistent,” documents show.

  • Aug 10, 2018

At age 30, the Supreme Court nominee argued that his boss should expand his probe of the Clintons’ finances to delve into Foster’s death.

  • Aug 2, 2018

Political appointments now dominate agency once known for technocratic successes.

  • Jul 28, 2018

Taylor Weyeneth was fired in March after a Washington Post story revealed that the former campaign intern held a top job in the White House’s drug policy office. He recently agreed to talk on the record about his time in the administration, offering an insider’s account of the chaos of Trump’s campaign and first year in office. 

  • Jun 15, 2018

The un­or­tho­dox approach J. Mark McWatters takes to overseeing the National Credit Union Administration adds a wrinkle to the tendency among some Trump administration officials to spurn traditional government norms. 

  • May 11, 2018

White House appointment office is understaffed and way behind in filling openings.

  • Mar 30, 2018

Tycoon ‘Papa Doug’ Manchester created a retrograde environment as owner of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Feb 17, 2018

Taylor Weyeneth, whose only professional experience after college and before becoming a political appointee was working on the Trump campaign, was appointed deputy chief of staff at age 23.

  • Jan 24, 2018

How he earned it, according to his new financial disclosure: speeches, sitting on boards of directors and helping to manage private investment firms.

  • Aug 4, 2015
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