Mulvaney will push to end OCO account if confirmed as budget chief

By Tony Bertuca / January 30, 2017 at 3:05 PM
Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC), who has been tapped by President Trump to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget, will seek to eliminate the Pentagon's $60 billion Overseas Contingency Operations account, according to written answers to advance policy questions he provided to Senate lawmakers. Mulvaney, who has called the OCO account a " slush fund ," notes in his response to pre-hearing questions from the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , that he will "will advocate...

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