Russell Vought to Be Nominated OMB Deputy Chief

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Russell Vought, formerly executive director of the Republican Study Committee, as deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Trump disclosed his plans to name Vought and five other individuals to several posts within his administration in a news release published Friday.

Vought is former budget chief of RSC and policy director of the House Republican Conference under then-chairman, Vice President Mike Pence.

He previously served as a legislative assistant for Phil Gramm, former senator from Texas, for four years and seven years as VP of Heritage Action for America.

Vought holds a bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College and a juris doctor degree from the George Washington University Law School.

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