Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House Chief of Staff, looks on as President Donald Trump hosted the Clemson Tigers football team at the White House in Washington, Jan. 14, 2019.
Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House Chief of Staff, looks on as President Donald Trump hosted the Clemson Tigers football team at the White House in Washington, Jan. 14, 2019. Sarah Silbiger New York Times file photo
Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House Chief of Staff, looks on as President Donald Trump hosted the Clemson Tigers football team at the White House in Washington, Jan. 14, 2019. Sarah Silbiger New York Times file photo

Bristow Marchant covers politics and government for The State, with more than 10 years’ experience covering South Carolina. He won the S.C. Press Association’s 2015 award for Best Series on a toxic Chester County landfill fire, and was part of The State’s award-winning 2016 election coverage.