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GOP Aides Claim Party Would Fight Neera Tanden's Confirmation

Added 11-30-20 10:04:02am EST - “Tanden is the first prospective cabinet nominee to generate considerable resistance among Republicans.” - Nationalreview.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nationalreview.com: “GOP Aides Claim Party Would Fight Neera Tanden’s Confirmation | National Review”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Republicans have indicated that Joe Biden’s prospective nomination of Neera Tanden to the Office of Management and Budget would not pass the Senate with a GOP majority.

Tanden, a former Hillary Clinton aide and current president of left-wing think tank Center for American Progress, has a history of comments criticizing various Republican senators, whose approval she would need to head OMB.

“Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell [R., Ky.] has broken the Senate, he has broken the Supreme Court, and in conjunction with President Donald Trump, he has broken our democracy,” Tanden wrote in a statement during the confirmation process for Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Tanden also criticized Senator Susan Collins (R., Maine) during the confirmation hearings for Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Neera Tanden, who has an endless stream of disparaging comments about the Republican Senators’ whose votes she’ll need, stands zero chance of being confirmed. https://t.co/f6Ewi6OMQR

“Neera Tanden, who has an endless stream of disparaging comments about the Republican Senators’ whose votes she’ll need, stands zero chance of being confirmed,” Drew Brandewie, spokesman for Senator John Cornyn, wrote on Twitter on Monday.

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