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  • Will The Government Shutdown Go Into The New Year? Mick Mulvaney Says, ‘Very Possible’

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    Incoming White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney warned that it is “very possible” the partial government shutdown will run into 2019, as President Donald Trump insists funding for the border wall must  be included. “It’s very possible this shutdown will go beyond the 28th and into the new Congress,” Mulvaney said on “Fox News […] More

  • Trump Announces Mick Mulvaney As Acting Chief Of Staff, Here’s What’s Next

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    On Friday, President Trump announced via Twitter that he would be appointing current director of his Office of Management and Budget and recent acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as acting chief of staff, replacing outgoing John Kelly. That move wasn’t completely unexpected from those who follow the White House closely. In recent […] More

  • As Democrats Stall Over Budget, Nuclear Option Still On The Table For Republicans

    White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told CNN’s Jake Tapper that the Senate should scrap a procedural rule requiring 60-votes to proceed on legislation. Mulvaney told Tapper that the current rules encourage partisan brinksmanship, which would be quickly alleviated if the Senate could adopt a budget by a simple majority vote. “We’ve been critical of […] More