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OMB Tells Federal Agencies to Start Reorganizing

April 12, 2017, 9:32 PM

The Office of Management and Budget issued a guidance memorandum April 12, directing agencies to begin the process of reorganizing along the lines of the president’s fiscal year 2018 budget, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney said.

On March 13, President Donald Trump signed an executive order intended to start a government-wide review to determine where federal programs can be eliminated or modified and costs saved.

“This is really important to the president,” Mulvaney told reporters at an April 11 briefing. This is part of “draining the swamp” and a centerpiece of the Trump campaign and his administration, he said.

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