Senate Approves Nomination of Brian Deese as the Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Brian Deese as the Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget by unanimous consent. After the confirmation, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement:
“Brian knows firsthand how to create fiscal policies that work for middle class families and help our economy grow, and I am very glad that the Senate approved his nomination unanimously today. Brian possesses the experience, judgment, and strong understanding of budgetary and economic policy that will serve him well in this leadership position. I look forward to working with him to tackle our deficit challenges and to create a sustainable path for future economic growth.”
Previously, Deese passed through the Senate Budget Committee on a voice vote with strong bipartisan support. At the Budget Committee hearing considering his nomination, Deese testified on the need to achieve responsible deficit reduction and to provide economic opportunity and stability for working families.
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