Bloomberg Tax
March 3, 2021, 1:26 AM

White House Withdraws Neera Tanden’s Nomination as OMB Chief (2)

Jordan Fabian
Jordan Fabian
Bloomberg News

President Joe Biden suffered his first major setback in filling his cabinet Tuesday as Neera Tanden withdrew from consideration to lead the Office of Management and Budget after facing opposition from senators over her partisanship.

Biden said in a statement that he had accepted Tanden’s request and would find another place for her. “I have the utmost respect for her record of accomplishment, her experience and her counsel, and I look forward to having her serve in a role in my administration,” he said.

Tanden, who led the liberal Center for American Progress for nearly a decade, is Biden’s first ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Tax or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Tax

From research to software to news, find what you need to stay ahead.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.