President Donald Trump named Mick Mulvaney, the current Director of the Office of Management and Budget, as his acting White House Chief of Staff.
Mick Mulvaney led the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and was acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from November 2017 to December 2018.
I am pleased to announce that Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management & Budget, will be named Acting White House Chief of Staff, replacing General John Kelly, who has served our Country with distinction. Mick has done an outstanding job while in the Administration….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 14, 2018
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Just days after Trump announced that John Kelly would be leaving his post as White House chief of staff, the president confirmed that Mick Mulvaney will replace him. Mulvaney is currently the director of the Office of Management and Budget.https://t.co/T8tleZnOKw
— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) December 14, 2018
Mulvaney is also famous for shutting down unruly reporters at the White House press briefings.
During a January 2018 presser on the “Schumer Shutdown” CNN’s Jim Acosta tried to get smart with White House Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney.
Mulvaney took him to school.