Senate Budget Committee Approves Nomination of Deputy OMB Director Brian Deese in Bipartisan Vote
Chairman Murray and the Senate Budget Committee held a markup on the nomination of Brian Deese to the position of Deputy Director of OMB. The nomination passed through the Committee on a voice vote with strong bipartisan support and will now head to the Senate floor.
Murray released the following statement following the vote:
“Brian possesses the kind of experience, knowledge, and judgment necessary to succeed in this leadership position – and I am glad that his nomination was approved by the Senate Budget Committee with strong bipartisan support today. It is clear that he has a strong understanding of economic and budgetary policy—and, he knows firsthand how to create fiscal policies that work for middle class families and help our economy grow. I am looking forward to the full Senate approving his nomination as quickly as possible and to working with him to grow the economy and tackle our deficit challenges in a balanced way.”
Deese testified on the need to achieve responsible deficit reduction and to provide economic opportunity and stability for working families at a Senate Budget Committee Hearing on May 21st. His full testimony can be found here.
The confirmation now moves to the Senate floor for a full vote.
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