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How the White House botched the Neera nomination

1 day ago   |   By Politico

Just about everyone in Washington, D.C., could see that Neera Tanden's nomination to head the Office of Management and Budget was beleaguered from the beginning - everyone, that is, except the White House.
At the time her nomination was announced, Democrats didn't even control the Senate and Tanden's history of sharp-elbowed politics and highly personal Twitter attacks had made her enemies on the left and right. But Biden and his team, headed by White House chief of staff Ron Klain, felt strongly that they could sway Republicans to back her. When Democrats won the runoffs in Georgia, their...
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