Scott Supports Mulvaney for OMB Director

WASHINGTON– U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding the confirmation of Mick Mulvaney to become Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). He was confirmed by the Senate 51-49.

“I can’t think of a better person than Mick to bring our country back to fiscal discipline. He is an excellent leader and someone who has consistently represented conservative principles, especially when it comes to our budget.

I am confident he will responsibly address our nation’s $20 trillion debt with the same passion he has shown in Congress and restore fiscal sanity here in Washington. I am excited to work with Mick in his new role.”