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“We have to end Medicare as we know it,” said Mick Mulvaneyon Fox Business Network; he is the little-known choice to lead the important Office of Management and Budget. Cutting deeply into core retirement and health care programs is at the top of his to-do list.Trump's far-right cabinet members include an education secretary who has called public schools a “dead end,” a labor secretary who has been cited for employment law violations & an Environmental Protection Agency administrator who has sued his own department. But within the Trump team, the views of Mulvaney rank as among the most reactionary. Only slivers of this were visible in his uneventful confirmation hearing! His intransigence places him well to the right of Republican leadership. Those who know Mulvaney say that his absolutism will make it difficult for him to make the compromises necessary in the policy-making process.'

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