BREAKING: White House Budget Office Addresses Rumors Surrounding Mick Mulvaney

The Office of Management and Budget has set the record straight after false reports claiming their director, Mick Mulvaney, would not have supported President Trump's budget plan began circulating.

From The Hill: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on Tuesday said its director, Mick Mulvaney, would indeed vote for President Trump's budget proposal, after Mulvaney said he wouldn't have in response to a senator's questioning during a hearing earlier in the day.

“Just to be clear, Director Mulvaney was referring to the recent caps deal when answering Senator Murray’s question this morning. Naturally, he would vote for the President’s FY19 budget that he released yesterday,” OMB spokeswoman Meghan Burris said in a statement.

During a Senate Budget Committee hearing on Tuesday morning, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked Mulvaney if he would have voted for the budget if he were still in Congress, noting that he said Sunday that he wouldn't have voted for the deal to increase spending caps that Trump signed last week.

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Posted Tuesday, February 13, 2018


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