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- WHAT FEDS SHOULD AND SHOULD NOT DO LEADING DURING THIS TIME OF POWER TRANSITION - November 14, 2016
Do’s and Don’ts for federal workers anticipating a Trump administration
By Lisa Rein, Washington Post
The White House is about to change to Republican hands, and 4,000 new political appointees are about to bring a massive culture change to federal agencies led for eight years by Democrats.
In many offices, this handover of power is likely to be greeted with suspicion. The meeting of so-called politicals and career civil servants is a Washington institution. And it’s often a messy one. Messy with mistrust and questions of who is the better, smarter manager as people hired for their political affiliation and work on the campaign come in to run the government.
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