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OMB directs executive branch to keep mum on FY-18 budget details, for now

March 20, 2017 |
Jason Sherman
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The White House Office of Management and Budget has directed executive branch officials slated to testify before Congress in the coming weeks to keep mum for now about details of the Trump administration's fiscal year 2018 budget and limit discussion of the forthcoming spending proposal to the broad strokes outlined in the "skinny budget" published last week. On March 17, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney asked the heads of all executive branch departments and agencies to wait until the White House...

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