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Mulvaney: Border Wall Funding Will Be In Budget

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney on Sunday mentioned the Trump administration will roll out a budget on Monday that will include funds to construct the president’s long-promised wall alongside the Mexican border. He mentioned the plan would come with $3 billion for the barrier and a contingency for $25 billion over two years if Congress approves laws to defend “Dreamers,” immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents, from deportation. “What I’m saying in a very confusing way is that we are assuming in our 2018 proposal that a DACA deal is done and that the border… Keep Reading

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Cryin’ Chuck Schumer Can’t Handle Negotiating With Trump

The White House traded salvos with Senate Democrats Saturday as each side dug into opposing positions as the first day of the federal government shutdown dragged on.     “[Senate Minority Leader Chuck] Schumer is going to have to up his game and become more honest with the president of the United States,” Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney mentioned in an afternoon press conference. Mulvaney and White House legislative director Marc Short emphasised that negotiations over immigration policy – together with the fate of individuals within the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program who had been brought to… Keep Reading

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Mick Mulvaney Admits He Holds Frightening Level Of Power As Head Of Consumer Bureau

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney has risen from the ranks of the House Freedom Caucus to become one of the most powerful Trump administration officials in the country, as he becomes the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). He says his level of power should “frighten” the masses, because the amount of centralized power that has amassed in Washington D.C. “The structure of the CFPB is just fundamentally flawed. Authority that I have now as the acting director really should frighten people,” Mulvaney said on an episode of “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on Fox Business. “You can sit… Keep Reading

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Mulvaney, Mnuchin Divided On ‘Clean’ Debt Ceiling Increase

A recent interview by the New York Times suggests Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney are divided on the issue of whether the administration should push for a ‘clean’ debt ceiling increase or attach preconditions to it. Mulvaney told the Times that, “Steven is on record in his hearings last week that his preference is to see the debt ceiling raise clean…I think I’ve made it clear that my preference would be to add some spending reforms to it.” Asked what types of reforms he would seek to add, Mulvaney mentioned “changing the Budget Act of 1974” and pushing… Keep Reading

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The Liberty Conservative Endorses Ralph Norman In SC-5 Special Election

The Liberty Conservative has announced that it is endorsing State Representative Ralph Norman in Tuesday’s primary runoff for the South Carolina 5th district special election. This special election was created by the appointment of Mick Mulvaney, a friend of The Liberty Conservative, as U.S. Budget Director. As a result, we are determined to see that the person who succeeds Mulvaney in Congress shares his profound commitment to individual liberty, limited government and fiscal responsibility. Keep Reading

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Libertarian Budget Director Mick Mulvaney Rising Star In Trump Administration

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney is “on the rise” within the White House, according to a report by Politico on Tuesday. “When thinking about up and comers in the administration, think less about Gary Cohn, a New York City Democrat, and more about Mulvaney.” Recent reports that Gary Cohn, the former President of Goldman Sachs, was gaining clout in the White House, concerned many conservatives. Cohn, who is close to Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, has had a tenuous relationship with former Breitbart chairman Steve Bannon, who is rumored to have been sidelined in recent weeks. Cohn is widely regarded as a centrist establishment figure,… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul On Trump Meeting: “We Are Getting Closer To An Agreement On Health Care”

Liberty-minded conservatives are feeling a bit of solace after Sen. Rand Paul’s tweet on Sunday afternoon following a golf outing with the President, indicating that serious health care reform is right around the corner. “I had a great time today with [President Trump] and believe we are getting closer to an agreement on health care,” Sen. Paul said in the tweet. A fierce opponent of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), Paul is giving hope that the legislature can craft something better for the American people with Trump’s assistance. Keep Reading

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