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Neera Tanden joins Biden WH as adviser after OMB nomination pulled

Added 05-15-21 01:29:02am EST - “Neera Tanden is a member of the Biden administration after all, according to reports.” - Foxnews.com

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Tanden, 50, a liberal activist who was nominated by Biden to head the Office of Management and Budget – until the nomination was withdrawn in March over a lack of support for Tanden on Capitol Hill – has now joined the White House as a senior adviser, CNN first reported.

Tanden will reportedly focus on making changes to the Affordable Care Act – the health care legislation passed during the Obama administration – in the event the Supreme Court strikes it down, the report said.

Neera Tanden testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee in Washington, Feb. 9, 2021. (Getty Images)

Her nomination to OMB was withdrawn, despite a "full-scale effort" to find Senate votes, when Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said some of her past Twitter messages suggested she would have a "toxic and detrimental" relationship with Congress if confirmed.

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