White House: 'Untrue and Misleading' That Reorg Plan Will Reduce Federal Workforce

Government Executive: When the White House announced its government reorganization proposal last month, it was met with skepticism among federal employee advocates, who said the plan was a veiled effort to slash services and the workers who provide them.

“There’s little reason to believe this reorganization plan is anything more than a scheme to eliminate essential programs and public-service jobs, reward or punish political appointees depending on their allegiance to the White House and privatize government programs to reward political donors,” said J. David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees.

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