United States President Barack Obama, left, announces his nomination of current Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan as Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director, right, and his nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro (not pictured) to replace him at HUD in the state dining room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Friday, May 23, 2014. UPI/Ron Sachs/Pool | License Photo
Some Republicans, including several who eventually voted for Donovan's confirmation, expressed some reservations over answers Donovan gave to questions from the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Some of his answers were copied directly from President Obama's budget proposal, while others were identical to those submitted by Burwell in her nomination process last year.
Portman voted for Donovan's confirmation Thursday.