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Weekend Reads Biden Government. "No chance" for Neera Tanden, say Republicans

00:50  01 december  2020
00:50  01 december  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Neera Tanden, who could be the first woman of Indian origin to head the budget office at the White House, may have difficulty securing confirmation in the Senate: deeming her too centrist, Republicans believe she does not there is "no chance" of doing so.

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President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name Neera Tanden as his administration's director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), but the liberal think tank chief executive's past criticism of GOP senators could lead to a confirmation battle if Republicans retain control of the upper chamber.

Neera Tanden , expected to be President-elect Joe Biden 's choice to lead the Office of Management and Budget, speaks during the Democratic National Convention Neera Tanden , who has an endless stream of disparaging comments about the Republican Senators’ whose votes she’ll need, stands

If confirmed by the Senate, currently controlled by Republicans, Neera Tanden would be the first woman of Indian descent to hold the post of Director of the Office of Management and Budget at the White House (OMB).

Great criticism of Trump

This very powerful service is notably responsible for developing the budget desired by the president and for evaluating the plans and spending of his ministers.

Big Critic Donald Trump , 50-year-old Neera Tanden is now president of the Center for American Progress, a left-wing think tank. She would need to be approved by a majority of senators to take the post when Joe Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States on January 20.

Ms Tanden has launched "a continuous stream of derogatory comments on Republican senators" which will be necessary for her confirmation, tweeted Drew Brandewie, spokesman for Republican Senator John Cornyn. She therefore has "no chance of being confirmed" .

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The next Senate majority will be played on January 5 in a double by-election in the conservative state of Georgia.

"Sacrifice to the gods"

If the Republicans maintain control, the appointment of Neera Tanden will only have been "sacrifice to the gods of confirmation" , predicted the former chief of staff of the chief of staff majority in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, Josh Holmes.

An ironic reference to the fact that in recent history one of the choices of the president-elect has been repeatedly rejected by the US Senate.

Neera Tanden is also criticized by some supporters of Bernie Sanders, who notably protest against his opposition to the proposal to establish a universal health coverage system.

"Neera Tanden embodies all that is toxic in the institutional Democratic Party" , launched Briahna Joy Gray, spokesperson for the independent senator during his presidential campaign of 2020.

However, many Democratic voices were raised to welcome this choice.

“Neera Tanden is smart, experienced and qualified for the post of Director of OMB,” , Senator Sherrod Brown tweeted. Progressive Senator Élizabeth Warren responded to her tweet with a simple "I agree" .

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