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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)

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