Senate Confirms Mulvaney, Trump Choice As OMB Director

By MarketsMarketWatch Pulse

The Senate confirmed Mick Mulvaney as President Donald Trump's choice to run the Office of Management and Budget in a narrow 51-49 vote. Sen. John McCain was the lone Republican to vote against Mulvaney owing to efforts by the former congressman to cut military spending and pare down the deficit. The OMB director plays a big role in advising the White House on spending and other financial matters.

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