Neera Tanden Officially Withdraws OMB Nomination

Neera Tanden has withdrawn her nomination to head President Biden‘s White House budget office after her prospects of Senate confirmation flamed out.

The White House made the announcement on Tuesday evening, capping a tumultuous few weeks surrounding the fight over her nomination.

Tanden, who would have been the first woman of color to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), faced scrutiny over mean tweets she had written about Republicans and progressive Democrats alike in her previous role heading the Center for American Progress think tank.

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