President Trump has been working hard to cut waste in the federal government. A lot of the time that means revoking former president Barack Obama’s executive orders. On Friday President Trump just ended Obama’s 2009 order to create the “National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations,” saying in a statement:
“The United States Government should spend tax dollars responsibly, efficiently, and in the public interest.”
Four words Obama probably has never heard before: Responsibly, Efficiently, and in the Public Interest
“[The National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations] have consumed considerable managerial time and taxpayer resources, but they have not fulfilled their goal of promoting collaboration in the federal workforce.”
And then finally:
“Public expenditures on the council and related forums have produced few benefits to the public, and they should, therefore, be discontinued.”
That’s how it’s done, people. Obama was into creating councils with fancy names that seemed like they were being helpful but really just ended up being more wasteful bureaucratic nonsense. President Trump can see through the BS.
The Council was created with the intent of improving relationships and cohesion between labor unions and federal managers. According to the Washington Times, the unions said it was a venue to voice their concerns, while critics claimed that it gave unions undue influence over federal policy.
Either way, it’s gone now, and President Trump can start moving that money into new and better ways to make America great again!