November 28, 2017 GU Politics In The News

Mick Mulvaney Channels David Stockman

by Paul Bedard

This article first appeared in the Washington Examiner.

He’s not exactly every economist’s idol, but for Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, Reagan-era budget chief David Stockman has always been the gold standard.

Mulvaney, who took the same path to office that Stockman did — from the House to the administration — revealed that he has always wanted to follow the lead of Stockman, notorious for too bluntly questioning President Ronald Reagan’s budget plans.

“It’s a fascinating place to be. It’s a job I always wanted,” Mulvaney said recently at an event hosted by Georgetown University's Institute of Politics and Public Service at the McCourt School of Public Policy.

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