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Adewale Adeyem Appointed Deputy National Security Adviser on Int’l Economic Affairs

Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo, deputy director of the National Economic Council, will succeed Caroline Atkinson as the president’s deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Nick Timiraos writes that Adeyemo has held leadership roles at the Treasury Department prior to joining NEC this fall, including as …

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Senate OKs Anne Wall as Deputy Treasury Undersecretary for Legislative Affairs

Anne Wall, formerly deputy assistant to the president for legislative affairs and Senate liaison, has received Senate confirmation as the Treasury Department‘s deputy undersecretary for legislative affairs. The Treasury said Thursday Wall will be in charge of its work with Congress, including communicating program priorities to lawmakers and congressional concerns to department officials. …

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Mackenzie Eaglen: Debt Limit Deal Could Lead to More Defense Cuts

A former congressional staffer predicts that any agreement to raise the debt ceiling could include additional cuts to the Pentagon’s budget, Defense News reported Monday. John Bennett writes Mackenzie Eaglen, now an analyst at the American Enterprise Institute, told Defense News the White House and Congress could agree to restructure …

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Report: House Could Vote to Raise Debt Ceiling as Early as Friday

The U.S. House of Representatives could vote on legislation to raise the government’s borrowing authority above the $16.7 trillion cap as early as Friday, Republican leadership aids told Reuters. A Reuters article said that it was unclear if the bill would have any potentially controversial items added to it such …

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