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Tanden withdraws as budget nominee in Biden's first Cabinet defeat

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

Neera Tanden, Biden's pick to head his budget office, faced bipartisan opposition stemming from sharp tweets targeting senators. Tanden said she saw no path to confirmation, and Biden vowed to find a place for her in the administration.
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Biden withdraws budget director nomination amid opposition

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Both Republican and Democratic US legislators had raised opposition to Neera Tanden's nomination over her past tweets.
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Budget nominee Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets.
Her withdrawal marks the first high-profile defeat of one of Biden's nominees. Eleven of the 23 Cabinet nominees requiring Senate approval have been confirmed, most with strong bipartisan support.
“Unfortunately, it now seems clear that there is no path forward to gain confirmation, and I do not want continued consideration of my nomination to be a distraction from...
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Tanden withdraws as Biden's budget chief pick

Tanden withdraws as Biden's budget chief pick

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Joe Biden is withdrawing Neera Tanden's nomination to be his budget director, Biden said in a statement on Tuesday evening.
Tanden faced opposition from at least one Democratic senator and was struggling to win any Republican support, leaving her nomination to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget with no clear path toward confirmation.
"Unfortunately, it now seems clear that there is no path forward to gain confirmation, and I do not want continued consideration of my nomination to be a distraction from your other priorities," Tanden said in a letter requesting...
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