Bharat Ramamurti, Deputy Director, National Economic Council for Consumer Protection

Bharat Ramamurti

Deputy Director, National Economic Council for Consumer Protection

 Bharat Ramamurti was born in Massachusetts. He earned an undergraduate degree from Harvard College and received his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School. He was an intern at the legal department of the Boston Red Sox before entering private practice. He served as the Managing Director of the Roosevelt Institute. 

He served on the staff of the U.S. Senate and in the office of Senator Elizabeth Warren. In 2020, Ramamurti was appointed by Senator Chuck Schumer to serve on the COVID-19 Congressional Oversight Commission. He was named by President Joe Biden to be Deputy Director of the National Economic Council for Consumer Protection in January 2021. 

He is married to Paige Ammons and they have three children. 

In the News…

The principal agreements to the debt ceiling pact include caps on spending.  

The National Economic Council’s Deputy Director for Consumer Protection, Bharat Ramamurti stated, “Look, the reality of these spending caps is they can always be overridden in the future if there is a really strong need for something. We saw it with Ukraine, where we got additional funding as necessary to support the efforts in Ukraine. We have seen it in the past when we needed additional money for natural disasters or whatever the case may be.” 

Discussing the defense portion of the agreement, he continued, “The reality of governing is that you make a plan, you do your best to make a commonsense plan and then you deviate from it as necessary, depending on the needs of the country. The president is realistic about that. But, again, this level of defense funding reflects what the Pentagon thinks is an adequate level of funding going forward, so we’re satisfied with that level, as well.” 

Contact this Leader…

Did you pray for Deputy Director Ramamurti today? You can let him know at:

The Honorable Bharat Ramamurti 
Deputy Director, National Economic Council 
The White House 
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW 
Washington, DC 20500 


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