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Mick Mulvaney
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Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Assumed office
February 16, 2017
President Donald Trump
Deputy Russell Vought (Nominee)
Preceded by Shaun Donovan
Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
(Acting)
Assumed office
November 25, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Richard Cordray
Succeeded by Kathleen Kraninger
(Acting)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 5th district
In office
January 3, 2011 – February 16, 2017
Preceded by John Spratt
Succeeded by Ralph Norman
Member of the South Carolina Senate
from the 16th district
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Chauncey K. Gregory
Succeeded by Chauncey K. Gregory
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
from the 45th district
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2009
Preceded by Eldridge Emory
Succeeded by Debora Long
Personal details
Born
John Michael Mulvaney

July 21, 1967 (1967-07-21) (age 52)
Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
Pamela West (m. 1998)
Alma mater Georgetown University (BS)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (JD)

John Michael "Mick" Mulvaney (born July 21, 1967) is an American politician. He is the 44th and current Director of the Office of Management and Budget since February 16, 2017. He has been the U.S. Representative for SC's 5th congressional district from 2011 through 2017. He is a member of the Republican Party. Mulvaney served as a member of the South Carolina Senate, representing the 16th district (Lancaster and York Counties), from 2009 to 2011.

He is the first Republican to represent South Carolina's 5th district since 1883. On December 16, 2016, it was reported that Presidential-Elect Donald Trump has selected Mulvaney as Director of the Office of Management and Budget. On February 16, 2017, the Senate confirmed him, 51-49.

In November 2017, Trump controversially appointed Mulvaney as Acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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