If ‘nobody cares,’ as Mulvaney contends, the U.S. is doomed



February 13, 2019 - 10:46 AM

Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney speaks during a cabinet meeting.

After winning election in 2010, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, co-founder of the deeply conservative House Freedom Caucus, regularly issued scathing critiques of heavy government spending and excessive deficits.

In 2015, the South Carolina Republican blasted the Obama administration and fellow Republicans alike for their fiscal irresponsibility.

Now he’s being irresponsible.