Obama talks about budget waste

With the announcements by President elect Obama of his new team at OMB he called for a new effort to trim government waste, specifically targeting farm subsidies (good luck Mr. President) as well as the spiraling cost of health care. We have already covered the potential appointment of Peter Orszag, and President elect Obama made that official with this announcement. From the Washington Post:

Orszag, 39, is director of the Congressional Budget Office, where he oversees a staff of 235 people who produce nonpartisan analyses of economic and policy issues. Orszag is widely respected for his work on how Americans receive medical care. Unlike many of his predecessors, who hewed closely to pure number-crunching, Orszag has carved out a niche as a leading international thinker on health policy.

The Orszag appointment was followed by the appointment of Rob Nabors as Orszag’s deputy at OMB.

Obama also named Rob Nabors, staff director of the House Appropriations Committee, as deputy director of OMB. Before joining the appropriations staff in 2001, Nabors worked in OMB under the Clinton administration, where he was a senior adviser and assistant director for administration.

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1 Response to Obama talks about budget waste

  1. Jules Gordon says:

    Obama is to do away with (or mitigate) Farm Subsidies). Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha- escuse me while I cantch my breath.

    Talk to you later.

    Let’s follow this.

    Jules

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