The Donald just chose super hardline deficit hawk, Mickey Mulvaney (R-SC) as his budget director.
Mulvaney, 49, was elected to Congress in 2010 in the wave that brought a cohort of younger, staunchly conservative members into the House. Mulvaney quickly staked out ground as one of Congress’s most outspoken fiscal hawks — playing a key role in the 2011 showdown between President Obama and House Republicans that ended in the passage of strict budget caps.
He has been an advocate for spending cuts, often taking on his own party to push for more aggressive curbs to government spending.
And Trump seems to be 100% behind this. Check it out.
“We are going to do great things for the American people with Mick Mulvaney leading the Office of Management and Budget,” Trump said in a statement. “Right now we are nearly $20 trillion in debt, but Mick is a very high-energy leader with deep convictions for how to responsibly manage our nation’s finances and save our country from drowning in red ink.
Recession time, people. Recession time. I am shorting stocks.