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David Taintor

David Taintor is a news editor at Talking Points Memo. Previously, he worked at NBC News and Adweek. He's a native of Minnesota. Reach him at taintor@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Wednesday morning that Republicans would introduce a continuing resolution to keep the government funded through Feb. 8.

Earlier Wednesday, the White House signaled it was open to a short-term solution to avert a government shutdown, according to the Washington Post. White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway told reporters the administration would “certainly” consider a continuing resolution.

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President Trump on Friday tweeted that he has named Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff. Mulvaney serves as director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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