Senate Approves Russell Vought as Director of White House Budget Office

WASHINGTON D.C. – The United States Senate today approved Russell Vought as the next director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Director Vought was currently serving as Acting Director of OMB, and was previously confirmed as the agency’s Deputy Director. 

“I am pleased to see Mr. Vought confirmed to this vital position at OMB because of the many pressing fiscal issues facing our nation,” said Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.  “His role will be crucial to help the federal government function in what is shaping up to be a very challenging budget environment that requires the attention of every one of us.  I look forward to working with him to help put our nation on a better fiscal path.”

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