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May 22, 2005
Josh Bolten
White House Budget Director
Josh Bolten BIO:
On June 26, 2003, the United States Senate confirmed by voice vote Joshua B. Bolten as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Mr. Bolten was sworn in on June 30, 2003.

· Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy at the White House. (January 2001-June 2003)
· Policy Director of the Bush-Cheney presidential campaign (March 1999-Nov. 2000) Also served as Policy Director of the Bush-Cheney transition.
· Executive Director, Legal & Government Affairs, for Goldman Sachs International in London (1994-99).
· During the Administration of President George H.W. Bush, he served for three years as General Counsel to the U.S. Trade Representative and one year in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs.
· International Trade Counsel to the US Senate Finance Committee. (1985-89)
· Private law practice with O’Melveny & Myers
· Worked in the legal office of the U.S. State Department. He also served as Executive Assistant to Director of the Kissinger Commission on Central America.
· During the fall semester of 1993, he taught international trade at Yale Law.
· Immediately after law school, he served as a law clerk at the U.S. District Court in San Francisco.

B.A. with distinction from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (1976) and his J.D. from Stanford Law School (1980), where he was an editor of the Stanford Law Review. Graduated from St. Albans preparatory school in Washington, D.C.

He grew up in northwest Washington, DC. His father, Seymour, was a career-long employee of the Central Intelligence Agency. His mother is Analouise was a world history professor at George Washington University.

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Info: He discusses the federal budget process and the state of the economy. He is the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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