Mulvaney builds an ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff

Mick Mulvaney’s battles with Alexander Acosta began almost immediately. Weeks
after he was named acting White House chief of staff, Mulvaney summoned
the labor secretary for a tense January encounter that became known
inside the West Wing as “the woodshed meeting.” Mulvaney
told Acosta in blunt terms that the White House believed he was
dragging his feet on regulation rollbacks desired by business interests
and that he was on thin ice as a result, according to advisers and a
person close to the White House. Soon after, Acosta proposed a spate of
business-friendly rules on overtime pay and other policies

Publisher: Washington Post | Author: Lisa Rein

conservatives, governance, regulations, republicans, trump agenda, trump cabinet, and ultra right
2019-07-16 (Modified: 2019-07-16)


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