Wyoming’s Senator Mike Enzi Likely To Head Budget Committee

It is widely believed by many in Washington that U.S Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) will exercise his seniority over current ranking member Jeff Sessions (R-AL) Mike_Enzi,_official_portrait,_111th_Congress and take the gavel of the U.S. Senate Budget Committee in the upcoming 114th Congress.

The chairman of the US Senate Budget Committee will have an important role in the new Congress as it will be his responsibility to develop and navigate a budget resolution on the Senate floor by the end of Spring. ¬†Incoming Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has made it a priority to return the federal budget process to normal order under the republicans new majority. ¬†The Budget Committee is important in the majority because it has the responsibility for outlining priorities and laying the groundwork for both consideration of spending bills and the reconciliation process. …