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OPM: Pon resigns, Weichert in

The White House announced a new leader of the Office of Personnel Management after Jeff Pon abruptly announced his resignation, the Washington Post reports.

According to the report, Pon—who was confirmed by the Senate in March—was at odds with the administration over its planned reorganization of the agency, which would have diminished his role and authority.

On Oct. 5, the White House announced that Margaret Weichert, a senior official of the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, is taking over as the new OPM director, the article notes.

Reader comments

Fri, Oct 12, 2018

Hire another idiot ... they call them managers and political appointees. When their term is up the burrow in and become more pond scum in the swamp.

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Train the swamp.

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

another political minion bites the dust, now he can design retirement systems that shaft the employee through limited benefits and no pension what so ever. Again management is worthless (95% or so). Maybe do with less management bloat and let the workers do their jobs without road blocks, back stabbing, and gender bias. we know that that will never happen.

Wed, Oct 10, 2018

How can she take over if she has not been confirmed by the Senate?

Mon, Oct 8, 2018 Kim Phoenix, AZ

No loss there. He didn’t appear to like federal employees.

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