Behind the Trump Administration's 'Brutal' Decision to Remove Its Federal Personnel Chief

Government Executive: The Trump administration asked its head of federal personnel to step down over tensions regarding the future of his agency, according to several sources familiar with the decision.

Jeff Pon, who until Friday served as director of the Office of Personnel Management, agreed to resign, but the decision came from the White House and was a surprise even to him, said multiple individuals with knowledge of the events who were granted anonymity to openly discuss private conversations.

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