Budget Committee Approves Vought as Deputy Director of White House Budget Office

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Senate Budget Committee approved the nomination of Russell T. Vought to be Deputy Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Mr. Vought must also be approved by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee and then can be considered by the full Senate.

“The White House Budget Office plays a critical role in managing government-wide functions, such as agency rulemaking, contracting, grants management, financial management, information technology, program assessment, personnel policy, and property management,” said Chairman Enzi.  “Having a deputy director in place will ensure that the Administration and the federal government is serving the American people to its utmost capability.”

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