Trump Taps GOP Rep. Mick Mulvaney For Budget Director

ASSOCIATED PRESS

President-elect Donald Trump announced his nomination of Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) to head the Office of Management and Budget in a statement released Saturday morning.

In the statement, Trump praised Mulvaney as a “very high-energy leader with deep convictions.”

Mulvaney said the nomination was a “great honor” and pledged to “restore budgetary and fiscal sanity” to Washington, D.C.

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