The Corner

Today’s Questions for the President

Which three federal agencies and/or departments would you not eliminate, and why?

Using standards of your own choosing, what grades would you give to the following ten agencies/branches/departments?

Department of Education

Department of Energy

Department of Commerce

Department of Agriculture

Department of Justice

Environmental Protection Agency

United States Marine Corps

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

National Labor Relations Board

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Which federal agency or department (not limited to those listed above) is the worst managed? When and how did you discover it was poorly managed? What is your administration doing about it?

If you had to shut down one cabinet department, which one would it be and why?

Which agencies and departments are fulfilling the declared purposes for which they were created?

Peter Kirsanow — Peter N. Kirsanow is an attorney and a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

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