Neera Tanden withdraws her nomination as White House Budget Chief

Last updated on Mar 03, 2021, 10:26 am
Neera Tanden withdraws her nomination as White House Budget Chief

Future role

First high-profile defeat of one of Biden's nominees

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She will serve in some capacity in Biden administration

"I have accepted Neera Tanden's request to withdraw her name. I have the utmost respect for her accomplishment, experience, and counsel. I look forward to having her serve a role in my administration. She will bring valuable perspective and insight to our work," Biden said.

Tanden's statement

Tanden thanked Biden and his team for considering her

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Tanden thanked Biden for his leadership

"Unfortunately, it seems clear that there is no path forward to gain confirmation for the role. I am incredibly grateful for your leadership on behalf of the American people and for your agenda that will make such a transformative difference in people's lives," Tanden wrote.

What happened?

Tanden's past tweets jeopardized her position

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