Federal Manager's Daily Report

President-elect Donald Trump is considering privatization of the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to numerous news sources. U.S. News and World Report published a story Dec. 29 indicating that Trump wants to offer veterans a choice between both public and private providers of health-care services and benefits. If Trump decides to pursue the privatization route, he can expect stiff opposition. The U.S. News article noted that 30 veterans’ service organizations are united in opposing any effort to reduce VA as a government agency.