WASHINGTON – The nomination of Neera Tanden to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget was thrown in doubt Friday as Sen.
Joe Manchin of West Virginia became the first Democratic lawmaker to oppose her confirmation. During her confirmation hearings, Tanden apologized for spending years attacking top Republicans on social media.
She is a former adviser to Hillary Clinton and served as president of the liberal-leaning Center for American Progress. With the Senate evenly divided between 50 Republicans and 50 Democrats, she'll likely need support from at least one Republican to win confirmation. “I believe her overtly partisan statements will have a toxic and detrimental impact on the important working relationship between membersRead more on clickorlando.com