Latest Mick Mulvaney News

FILE - In this May 8, 2019 file photo, then Federal Trade Commission commissioner Rohit Chopra testifies during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden is set to nominate Rohit Chopra as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tapping a progressive ally of Sen. Elizabeth Warren to helm the agency whose creation she championed. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Biden picks Chopra, Gensler for financial oversight roles

Jan. 18, 2021 5:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra to be the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tapping a progressive ally of Sen. Elizabeth Warren to helm the agency whose creation she championed. Chopra, now a commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission, helped launch...

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, Trump supporters participate in a rally in Washington.  An AP review of records finds that members of President Donald Trump’s failed campaign were key players in the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol last week. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Records: Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot

Jan. 17, 2021 9:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans of President Donald Trump’s failed reelection campaign had key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting the grassroots image pushed by groups involved in...

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, Trump supporters participate in a rally in Washington.  An AP review of records finds that members of President Donald Trump’s failed campaign were key players in the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol last week. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Records: Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot

Jan. 17, 2021 9:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of President Donald Trump’s failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting claims the event was the brainchild of the...

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, file photo, then-acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, left, listens to President Donald Trump, right, speak at a luncheon with members of the United Nations Security Council in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington. Republicans are coming to grips with the fallout of Trump's false attacks on the election, which fueled the anger of supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Mulvaney says he never thought people would take the president's words so literally. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Analysis: A GOP reckoning after turning blind eye to Trump

Jan. 11, 2021 8:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the heart of the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was a lie, one that was allowed to fester and flourish by many of the same Republicans now condemning President Donald Trump for whipping his supporters into a frenzy with his false attacks on the integrity of the 2020 election....

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 9, 2021 2:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.; Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.; Mick Mulvaney, a former...

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump to skip Biden swearing-in — Biden's fine with that

Jan. 8, 2021 8:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will skip President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, refusing to fulfill the outgoing president's traditional role in the peaceful transition of power and undercutting his own message just one day earlier on the need for “national healing...

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks at the Phoenix International Academy in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Stay or go? After Trump-fueled riot, aides debate early exit

Jan. 8, 2021 10:06 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A steady stream of Trump administration officials are beating an early path to the exits as a protest against the deadly siege of the U.S. Capitol this week even as others wrestling with the stay-or-go question conclude that they owe it to the public to see things through to the end. ...

DC National Guard stand outside the Capitol, Wednesday night, Jan. 6, 2021, after a day of rioting protesters. It's been a stunning day as a number of lawmakers and then the mob of protesters tried to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest: Capitol Police says officer dies after riots

Jan. 8, 2021 12:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The U.S. Capitol Police says an officer who was injured after responding to riots at the Capitol has died. Officer Brian D. Sicknick died Thursday due to injuries...

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump finally faces reality — amid talk of early ouster

Jan. 7, 2021 9:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — With 13 days left in his term, President Donald Trump finally bent to reality Thursday amid growing talk of trying to force him out early, acknowledging he’ll peacefully leave after Congress affirmed his defeat. Trump led off a video from the White House by condemning the violence...

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

After excusing violence, Trump acknowledges Biden transition

Jan. 7, 2021 2:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat in the Nov. 3 election and announced there would be an “orderly transition" on Jan. 20, Inauguration Day, after Congress concluded the electoral vote count early Thursday certifying President-elect Joe...