Tea party gains voice in Trump's Cabinet with budget chief

The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to run the White House budget office, giving the Republicans' tea party wing a voice in the Cabinet.

Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., squeaked through on a 51-49 vote in the Republican-controlled Senate.

Arizona Sen. John McCain , who is emerging as perhaps the most vocal GOP critic of the Trump administration, opposed Mulvaney for the nominee's past House votes supporting cuts to Pentagon spending.

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