Mick Mulvaney has been confirmed to be the Director of the Office of Management and Budget by the U.S. Senate. He was confirmed by a vote of 51 to 49.
Mulvaney has represented the fifth district of South Carolina in Congress.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is within the executive branch. OMB oversees the performance of other federal agencies and administers the federal budget. It includes the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).
OMB can be expected to play a significant role in administering the Executive Order issued by President Trump in late January 2017 with respect to reducing regulations and controlling regulatory costs. Read TaxNewsFlash-United States
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