• Trump Budget Director Wants To Slash Spending For Agencies - Except His Own

    4 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    WASHINGTON ― While President Donald Trump and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney propose deep cuts to the social safety net ― as well as thousands of fewer jobs at agencies like the Department of State and the Environmental Protection Agency ― Mulvaney is asking Congress to increase one aspect the federal bureaucracy: his own office.
    When Mulvaney goes before a House appropriations subcommittee on Wednesday, he will be asking for modest increases to the OMB budget and the office's full-time employees. He wants to boost the OMB budget 8.4 percent, from $95 million to...
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