Report: State Department plans buyouts to cut budget, bypassing Congress

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@thinkprogress—The State Department will offer $25,000 buyout to diplomats and other officials who leave by April, according to a report Friday in The New York Times. The move comes amid plans by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for a major reorganization across the State Department. But the buyouts are meant to push forward on President […]

State Department’s plan for staff cuts causing new worry in Congress. It threatens national security and could haunt the agency years into the future, senators say in letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.