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President Trump Freezes Federal Hiring in Bid to Shrink Government

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday freezing all hiring by federal agencies with the exception of  the military.

The executive order lines up with promises that Trump made on policies he would persue in his first 100 days.

The federal government employees union objected almost immediately.

“President Trump’s action will disrupt government programs and services that benefit everyone and actually increase taxpayer costs by forcing agencies to hire more expensive contractors to do work that civilian government employees are already doing for far less,” said American Federation of Government Employees President J. David Cox Sr.

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