Statement of Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Collins On OMB Nomination Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME) commented today on her committee’s vote to approve Josh Bolten’s nomination for director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Collins’ committee reported out the nomination today.

“Josh Bolten clearly has the skills and savvy to be a successful OMB director.

“Whether it’s dealing with deficits, managing federal agencies, working with Congress, or helping the President chart a course for our economy, he’s the right man for the job.

“Given his qualifications, I would expect the Senate to swiftly approve Mr. Bolten’s nomination.”