New House G.O.P. Rule Lets Lawmakers Fire Individual Federal Workers
Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) called the rule "political theatre." ... "With the inclusion of the Holman Rule in the House rules package, House Republicans have made it clear that they plan to continue their assault on our nation’s civil servants and to subject hardworking federal employees to the ideological and political whims of Congress," Sarbanes said in a statement.