Senate confirms Kan as OMB deputy director

July 31, 2020
The Senate has confirmed former Department of Transportation (DOT) policy chief Derek Kan as deputy director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), just as the office is set to review a slew of EPA rulemakings that the agency has pledged to propose or finalize by the end of the year. Kan was confirmed on July 30 by a 71-21 floor vote, with all 21 “no” votes coming from Democrats. Kan had been serving as executive associate...

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