White Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated that the White Home nonetheless sees a path to Neera Tanden’s affirmation as OMB Director and is standing by her.
The Biden White Home is absolutely backing Neera Tanden and nonetheless sees a path to her affirmation as OMB Director. pic.twitter.com/R7rNFwkYwf
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) February 22, 2021
Psaki stated at Monday’s White Home Press Briefing, “The president nominated her as a result of he believed she’s examined, and he or she’s a number one coverage knowledgeable. She has led a assume tank in Washington that’s accomplished quite a lot of work, bipartisan work as nicely. She has gained widespread help and endorsements from labor unions to the US Chamber of Commerce to others. She rolled up her sleeves and accomplished the work. She’s met with greater than 35 Senators, Democrats, and Republicans. That is the method. Confirmations, getting individuals confirmed. She has two committee votes this week, and we’re working towards that and can proceed to work towards her affirmation.”
The Press Secretary stated that the White Home nonetheless sees a path to her affirmation.
Any Senator who makes use of Tanden’s tweets towards her after 4 years of Donald Trump has no credibility. Up to now, not one of the opposition to her affirmation has mounted a critical coverage argument to dispute her affirmation.
The White Home wants one Republican if Sen. Joe Manchin continues to oppose her confirmation. In the event that they didn’t have that vote or imagine that they’ve an opportunity of getting that vote, Tanden’s nomination would have been pulled already.
Joe Biden is exhibiting loyalty to his nominees and that he won’t be pushed round by Senate squawking.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White Home Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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