Trump to nominate permanent director for White House budget office


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate the current acting director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, Russell Vought, to take the post on a permanent basis, the White House said on Wednesday.

Vought, who has served as acting director since January 2019, must be confirmed by the Senate.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham