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White House asks federal agencies to plan for reductions

White House asks federal agencies to plan for reductions

The Trump administration will ask federal agencies Wednesday to make plans to implement major reductions next year, part of the administration's effort to streamline a bureaucracy that was a central target of the president's campaign.

Guidance expected from the Office of Management and Budget will require federal departments to identify areas where they can shrink the size of their workforce -- and grow it, in a smaller number of cases -- consistent with President Donald Trump's agenda.

White House officials on Wednesday offered no specifics for how many federal employees the administration believes it can do without. The point of the guidance, they said, is to seek input from...

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