Committee pushes US government on ‘conversion’ of political appointees to civil servants

The main US parliamentary committee has launched an investigation into the conversion of political appointees to civil servants – a process which runs the “risk of favouring political staff at the expense of more qualified career applicants” and creates “morale problems,” committee chairman Jason Chaffetz said. Chaffetz, who leads the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, wrote … Continue reading Committee pushes US government on ‘conversion’ of political appointees to civil servants