Dem proposes exempting veterans from Trump’s hiring freeze


Legislation introduced in the House on Monday would exempt veterans seeking employment from the federal government hiring freeze imposed by President Trump in his first week in office.

Rep. Stephen Lynch’s (D-Mass.) bill would allow federal agencies to hire veterans for newly created positions and for vacant jobs.

“President Trump’s federal hiring freeze not only hurts everyday Americans seeking a prompt response from a federal agency, but also makes it difficult for veterans looking for employment in the federal government across the country. Veterans have earned their hiring preference and I am deeply concerned that the federal hiring freeze will disproportionately hurt America’s veterans,” Lynch said in a statement.

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