PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 12:04 PM IST
- Neera Tanden, 50, is facing a tough time for the confirmation of her nomination over her past Twitter outbursts against several lawmakers, including those from her own Democratic Party.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 08:43 AM IST
Klain said the White House is “fighting our guts out to get her confirmed” and hoping one Republican would offer support after West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin said he would vote against her.
Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:26 PM IST
Neera Tanden’s chances of nomination had already narrowed this week as Republicans and at least one Democrat -- Joe Manchin of West Virginia -- have said they won’t support her.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 01:24 PM IST
The first blow to Tanden’s bid came on Friday when Senator Joe Manchin announced that he would oppose her, citing her controversial tweets. Without support from Manchin in an evenly divided Senate, Tanden needs backing from at least one Republican in order to be confirmed.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 07:06 PM IST
Neera Tanden, who has led the liberal think-tank Center for American Progress, faces strong Republican opposition over some of her sarcastic social media postings.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 02:22 PM IST
- Neera Tanden, 50, if confirmed by the Senate, would be the first woman of colour and first Indian-American to lead the Office of Management and Budget. Her mother Maya and family members were present during her confirmation hearing on Tuesday.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 10:01 PM IST
Indian-American lawyer Neera Tanden said that she deeply regrets her language where she had compared conservative leader Ted Cruz with vampires.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 06:04 PM IST
Neera Tanden has been viewed as Biden's most controversial nominee, attacked not just by Republicans but also criticized by some of the most left-leaning Democrats for being insufficiently progressive.
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UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 09:06 AM IST
“Tanden has shown bad judgment in the past. She said that @realDonaldTrump is ‘part of conspiracy against US’ & has a track record of disparaging Rep Senators. There’s a saying that ‘personnel is policy,’ which is why Biden’s nomination of Tanden is deeply concerning,” Haley said in a tweet.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 11:37 AM IST
Influential Republican Senator John Cornyn, who is also co-chair of the Senate India Caucus, described Tanden as the worst nominee of Biden so far, point to her critical comments on Donald Trump and Republican senators in the past.
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 12:14 AM IST
Neera Tanden is the first Indian-descent American to be appointed to a federal cabinet in a Democratic administration. Two more Indian Americans - Vivek Murthy and Arun Majumdar - are in the mix of names speculated about for other cabinet positions
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 08:13 PM IST
US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name Neera Tanden director of the Office of Management and Budget, which oversees the administration’s budget and federal agencies
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 08:26 AM IST
According to The Wall Street Journal, Tanden’s nomination is a part of Biden’s plan to build a team of liberal and centrist economic advisers to serve alongside planned Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen.