Morning Brief: Biden’s OMB pick hangs in the balance

February 22, 2021
Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that will play a key role overseeing agencies’ climate policies and budgets, hangs in the balance after key senators from both parties announced they oppose her nomination, which is scheduled for a key committee vote this week. Biden officials “have been scrambling to find Republican support for Tanden” after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced Feb. 19 that he would oppose her nomination, the...


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