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Sen. Johnny Isakson to Leave Congress at Year’s End

Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is due to vacate his congressional seat by Dec. 31 after four decades in elected office due to health challenges. Isakson, whose term is supposed to conclude in 2022, became the first Republican in the state of Georgia to be elected for a third term Congress' upper chamber three years ago, His office said Wednesday.

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Matt Goodrich to Step Down as GSA Senior Adviser

Matt Goodrich is slated to leave his position as senior advisor for technology transformation service at the General Services Administration July 26, Nextgov reported Monday. Prior to his current capacity, Goodrich served as an assistant commissioner for products and programs and led the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program office for seven years.

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Report: Trump Eyes TSA Chief David Pekoske for Acting DHS Deputy Secretary Role

The Trump administration is expected to appoint David Pekoske, head of the Transportation Security Administration, as the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, CNN reported Wednesday. Two administration officials revealed that Pekoske will succeed Claire Grady, who has served as interim DHS deputy secretary the last two years. 

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DHS CIO Richard Staropoli Steps Down

Richard Staropoli, chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has resigned from his post, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. His resignation came three months after he was appointed by President Donald Trump to replace Luke McCormack in the CIO role. Stephen Rice, principal deputy CIO at DHS, told information …

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National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Resigns

Michael Flynn resigned as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser on Monday night amid reported concerns by White House officials about his communications with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., The New York Times reported Monday. The Justice Department warned the Trump administration last month that Flynn has not been straightforward regarding the scope of …

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Ellen Stofan Resigns as NASA’s Chief Scientist

Ellen Stofan stepped down as NASA’s chief scientist three years after she assumed the post, Space.com reported Thursday. Jeff Foust writes NASA hinted at Stofan’s resignation in a Dec. 21 interview posted on social media site Tumblr saying she was “departing for new adventures.” Stofan said in a NASA interview that …

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