Neera Tanden Withdraws Nomination For Management And Budget Director

On Tuesday night, Neera Tanden sent a letter to the White House formally asking it to rescinding her nomination as Office of Management and Budget director. In her letter addressed to President Joe Biden, Tanden wrote, “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’s nomination became unlikely once Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) said he would not vote in favor of her. With Manchin out, Democrats needed to find a Republican willing to support Tanden’s n…

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