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Federal workers fear layoffs inevitable

Mar 02, 2017 - The Washington Post

Federal workers are growing increasingly anxious at the prospect of massive budget cuts President Trump proposed this week that would pave the way for increased military spending.

Employees who list endangered species, collect taxes and distribute aid to foreign countries are fearing for their livelihoods as they sift through rumors and wait to see whether their offices will be targeted for steep reductions.

The president said he'll call for $54 billion in reductions to offset new sp...