Mick Mulvaney tells Hannity: "The person who technically shuts down the government is me, which is kind of cool"

Mick Mulvaney tells Hannity: "The person who technically shuts down the government is me, which is kind of cool"

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From the January 19 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Sean Hannity Show:

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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): All of the important aspects involving the government continue, and those people that are furloughed usually get their money back, because Congress will give them back pay and a free vacation.

MICK MULVANEY: Yeah, I mean, here's -- here's how I explained it to people. I explained it this -- obviously, I'm -- the reason that, obviously, I'm heavily involved in this, Sean, is that the Office of Management and Budget is charged with, you know, sort-of implementing running a shutdown.

In fact, I found out for the first time last night that the person who technically shuts the government down is me, which is kind of cool.

Previously:

Sean Hannity downplays potential government shutdown as a "paid vacation" for furloughed employees

Trump official Mick Mulvaney dodges climate change questions from CNN's Jake Tapper

Fox News can’t believe 44 million Americans qualify for food assistance
 

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Budget, Government
Network/Outlet
Premiere Radio Networks
Person
Sean Hannity
Show/Publication
The Sean Hannity Show
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