Boehner promotes economic adviser

“I have great respect for his counsel and his expertise,” BoehnerJohn BoehnerLast Congress far from ‘do-nothing’ Top aide: Obama worried about impeachment for Syria actions An anti-government ideologue like Mulvaney shouldn't run OMB MORE said, adding that he “brings to his new role a wealth of experience dealing with the big challenges facing our country, from trade and pension issues to tax and entitlement reform.”

During Romney's run, Stewart became the presidential nominee’s economic policy adviser and later served as vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanOvernight Defense: Senate to vote on defense picks Friday | 41 detainees left at Gitmo | North Korea may be prepping missile launch Overnight Finance: Scoop – Trump team eyes dramatic spending cuts | Treasury pick survives stormy hearing Dems blast Trump plans for deep spending cuts MORE’s (R-Wis.) traveling counsel.

Prior to joining Boehner’s office, he served for nine years as a policy adviser for then-Rep. Philip English (R-Pa.).