"As director of the Office of Management and Budget, Rep. Mulvaney will be at the center of discussions on federal spending and regulations".
"The House's loss is President Trump's gain", the North Carolina Republican said in a statement. John McCain, R-Ariz., the lone Republican who voted against his appointment.
In at-times hard-hitting remarks - McCain at one point said a Mulvaney quote could only have come from "a person detached from the reality of what these cuts have made to military service members" - McCain gave Mulvaney's defense record a thrashing.
Democrats opposed Mulvaney over his support for curbing the growth of Medicare and Social Security and other issues, such as his brinksmanship as a freshman lawmaker during the 2011 debt crisis in which the government came uncomfortably close to defaulting on US obligations.
But Cochran's spokesman, Chris Gallegos, said Wednesday afternoon that the 38-year Senate veteran will vote for Mulvaney.
"President Trump has committed to "end the defense sequester" and 'rebuild our military.' Earlier this month, the President promised troops at CENTCOM headquarters that his administration 'will make a historic financial investment in the Armed Forces of the United States.' I fully support the President's commitment".
Immediately after the confirmation of Mulvaney, the Senate will turn to EPA nominee Scott Pruitt, the staunchly conservative Oklahoma attorney general.
Mulvaney's confirmation leaves open his safely Republican 5th District seat.
The water level of the massive reservoir known as Lake Oroville dropped Monday, slightly easing fears of a catastrophic collapse. He says the water level at the lake behind Oroville Dam , the nation's tallest, is low enough to accommodate expected storm.
James Hetfield, lead vocalist and guitarist of Metallica , is not happy after performing at the 2017 Grammy Awards. During her tribute performance for David Bowie at the 2016 Grammys , she also dressed up as the rock icon.
The killing of the civilians conjured a mixed response with the separatist leaders calling for a valley-wide strike. Heavy contingents of police and security forces have been deployed in the region to prevent massive public protests.
So feeling confident, when Patriots fan John Goerhke bet her a date that his team would win, she made no hesitation in accepting. The man ended up being University of Missouri student John Goehrke, who never thought the star would take him up on his offer.
After school, they both stay in, with Barron doing his homework and watching cartoons, United States said . Not even outgoing former first lady , Michelle Obama could hide her chagrin with the incoming Trumps.
The Final Challengers is one of the games that will be coming to the Nintendo Switch , which will be launched globally on March 3. The Final Challengers will come with an extra, Nintendo Switch-flavoured mode - it's pretty odd .
The shallow, sweeping spit is believed to interfere with the whales' navigation systems and is a regular scene of mass strandings. Lamason said the bodies might be left to decompose on the remote beach after being ring-fenced to prevent them floating away.
One of the things I told the commissioner, I want to have a press conference and I want him to apologize to me and the fans. Dolan later said Oakley was thrown out because he was being verbally abusive to security. "I appreciate the efforts of Mr.
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Those immigrants were considered an enforcement priority because of criminal convictions or affiliations, the official said. It allows young people who were brought into the country illegally as children to stay and obtain work permits.
Last week, immigration agents conducted numerous raids around the country, scooping up hundreds of undocumented immigrants. Trump has said he wants to renegotiate NAFTA , calling the deal one-sided and blaming it for gutting USA manufacturing.
The concept's "bridge" rear lights survived the transition from concept to production. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has named its all-new SUV "Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross".
Samsung heir facing South Korea arrest
A Seoul court said on Tuesday it would hold a hearing on the request for arrest warrants at 10:30 a.m. (0130 GMT) on Thursday. Samsung said in a statement on Wednesday it had "not paid bribes nor made improper requests to the president seeking favours".
Boy dies in Topshop 'furniture incident'
Eyewitnesses said that he pulled down a barrier in the fashion store, causing the furniture to crash down onto his head. Following a tragic accident in which a 10-year-old child was killed, Topshop has recalled the display units involved.
Dead Bodies Identified as 2 Missing Indiana Teenage Girls
Delphi Community Schools Superintendent Gregory Briles said counselors will be available for students and staff Wednesday. The two bodies were found three quarters of a mile away from the bridge, where the girls were last seen.
Royals signing former Cubs pitcher Travis Wood
Jon Heyman from Today's Knuckleball at Fanrag.com indicated that the contract was a two-year, $12 million deal. Wood appeared in 259 games for the Cubs over seven seasons, including 133 starts.
Facebook Live captures Chicago shooting that killed toddler
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel also said that when children are killed "our consciences are shaken and are hearts are broken". Two-year-old Lavontay White was shot & killed in Chicago on February 14 while riding in a auto with his pregnant aunt.
Lance Armstrong fails to block $100m lawsuit
Peters, with Keker & Van Nest in San Francisco, said the ruling shows there is no evidence of quantifiable financial harm to USPS. District Judge Christopher Cooper in Washington sets the almost 7-year-old case on course for a jury trial.
Almost 56000 bridges called structurally deficient
After some calculations, it said it discovered cars, trucks, and school buses cross these bridges 185 million times a day. A new national report released overnight shows hundreds of the state's bridges are falling apart.
Inflation figures set to hit three-year high
The fall in inflation has been mainly on account of falling prices of vegetables and pulses with the arrival of the winter crop. The urban inflation recorded at 3.17 per cent in the month under-review against 4.81 per cent.
Almost half of couples on Netflix admit to 'cheating'
Netflix's study was conducted by SurveyMonkey from December 20-31, 2016 and was based on 30,267 total responses. Netflix found over 80 percent of streamers said they are repeat offenders when it comes to Netflix cheating.