Pay raise on track, but White House seeks to derail IRS budget cuts.

The President’s proposed 1.6 percent pay raise for federal employees remains unscathed in both versions of the fiscal 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. But it’s not safe yet, as the White House is threatening a veto to the House version over $236 million in further cuts to the Internal Revenue Service’s budget. (Jory Heckman, Federal News Radio, June 23).

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