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WASHINGTON  | Trump picks budget head Mulvaney to be next chief of staff

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of contention for the job. “Mick has done an outstanding job while in the Administration,” Trump tweeted. “I look forward to working with him … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Trump picks budget head Mulvaney to be next chief of staff

WASHINGTON | Senate panel approves Trump’s nominee for consumer watchdog

WASHINGTON — The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Kathy Kraninger as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as Republicans overlooked the protests of Democrats who said President Donald Trump’s nominee is unqualified to lead the consumer watchdog. Kraninger’s nomination received approval in a 13-12 party-line vote. The nomination now goes to the full Senate … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate panel approves Trump’s nominee for consumer watchdog

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Trump administration’s proposal to reorganize the federal government. (All times local): 12:50 p.m. President Donald Trump’s budget director is presenting a plan to overhaul the federal government during a Trump Cabinet meeting. Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, tells Trump and the Cabinet that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government