Russ Vought


Russ Vought joined the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) when President Trump took office. Vought first served as Acting Director then as the 42nd Director of OMB for nearly two years. He was a member of the President’s Cabinet and was responsible for overseeing the implementation of the President’s policy, management, and deregulatory agendas across the Executive Branch.

During the Trump Administration, OMB was a key office in pushing for conservative victories and helping President Trump cut through bureaucracy. During his four years at OMB, Russ was one of Trump’s most trusted and competent managers called by The Economistthe President’s Toolkit.

Prior to serving in the Trump Administration, Russ spent nearly 20 years working in Congress and with grassroots and public policy organizations. Prior to this, he worked on Capitol Hill, serving as the Policy Director for the House Republican Conference, and as the Executive Director of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), and as a legislative assistant for U.S. Senator Phil Gramm.

Russ graduated from Wheaton College in 1998, and from George Washington University Law School in 2004. He lives in Virginia with his family.

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CRA Files Ethics Complaint Against Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson for Failing to Disclose Husband’s Income

CRA filed an official ethics complaint against Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson for willfully failing to disclose the source of her husband’s consulting income and her potential failure to disclose private contributions made to an event celebrating her appointment to the Supreme Court.