You’re fired! Congress mulls making it easier for Obama to lay off workers


By Susan Ferrechio | Washington Examiner

Some lawmakers would like to make it easier for the president to fire people.

The House plans to vote Wednesday on the Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014, which the House, which would make it easier for Cabinet secretaries to remove career staffers over poor work.

The legislation comes following reports that VA hospitals nationwide were badly mismanaged by senior government workers who created secret waiting lists to hide backlogs and left dozens of sick and injured vets to wait months for critically needed care.

at Washington Examiner.