PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Mulvaney confirmed to run Budget Office

Clip: 02/16/2017 | 4m 4s

In our news wrap Thursday, the Senate narrowly confirmed Rep. Mick Mulvaney, a tea party conservative from South Carolina, to run the White House Budget Office. Republican Sen. John McCain joined Democrats in voting against Mulvaney. Also, David Friedman, the president's choice for ambassador to Israel, apologized at his confirmation hearing for some of his past fiery rhetoric.

Aired: 02/16/17

Rating: NR

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