US President Joe Biden withdrew his nomination for Neera Tanden as White House budget director after resistance from key senators over her past tweets. Photo: AFP US President Joe Biden withdrew his nomination for Neera Tanden as White House budget director after resistance from key senators over her past tweets. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden withdrew his nomination for Neera Tanden as White House budget director after resistance from key senators over her past tweets. Photo: AFP
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Biden suffers first cabinet defeat, pulls Neera Tanden nomination for White House budget chief

  • The US president was forced to withdraw the nomination amid opposition from both Democrats and Republicans over tweets she had written
  • The setback comes amid growing recognition that substantial political power now rests in the hands of moderates

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US President Joe Biden withdrew his nomination for Neera Tanden as White House budget director after resistance from key senators over her past tweets. Photo: AFP US President Joe Biden withdrew his nomination for Neera Tanden as White House budget director after resistance from key senators over her past tweets. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden withdrew his nomination for Neera Tanden as White House budget director after resistance from key senators over her past tweets. Photo: AFP
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