RINO John McCain ONLY Republican to Vote Against Conservative Budget Director

RINO John McCain at the Christian Science Monitor Breakfast, Dec. 2, 2015RINO John McCain at the Christian Science Monitor Breakfast, Dec. 2, 2015

U.S. Senator and 2008 loser to Barack Obama, John McCain (RINO – AZ) was the only Republican to vote against President Trump’s appointee to lead the Office of Budget Management (OMB).

McCain joined Democrats, as he is prone to do despite masquerading as a Republican, in opposing conservative Congressman Mick Mulvaney , known as a deficit hawk to head OMB.

Nevertheless, Mulvaney was narrowly confirmed in a tight vote, 51-49 on Thursday, with every other Republican voting in favor of Mulvaney. Every Democrat voted “no” on confirming Mulvaney.

Big government McCain voted against Mulvaney because he was concerned about streamlining military spending. For decades, McCain has been owned by large defense contractors.

The OMB position will put Mick Mulvaney as the head of what is considered one of the most powerful agencies in the federal government because it has a major influence in how money is spent.

Mulvaney will assist President Trump in budget preparations and provide guidance to the various government agencies on their budget preparation as well.

 

 

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.

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