China News Service, March 3, reported that on the evening of the 2nd local time, US President Biden stated that he would withdraw his nomination for Nila Tanden as the director of the Budget Management Bureau.
Tanden has criticized members of both parties and may not be approved by the Senate.
This is Biden's first setback in the nomination of cabinet personnel.
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Tanden once criticized people from both parties on social networking sites and faced opposition from lawmakers from both parties.
After Senator Manchin, the Democratic U.S. Senator of West Virginia, expressed his opposition in February, the chances of passing the Senate are becoming increasingly slim.
The White House announced on the 2nd that Biden accepted Tanden's request to withdraw from the nomination. Biden expressed appreciation for her achievements, experience, and advisory advice, and looked forward to her being able to play her strengths in the government.
According to reports, candidates who may replace Tanden include Ann O'Reilly, who was the former chief of staff of California Governor Newsom, as well as former President Clinton and President of the National Economic Council of the United States Spolin under Obama.
In addition, the US Senate voted on the 2nd to confirm Cecilia Routh as the chairman of the White House Committee of Economic Advisers (CEA).
Routh is the dean of the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and was a member of the CEA under Obama.
Throughout the nomination process, she received broad approval from both parties and was unanimously recommended by the Senate Banking Committee on February 4.
Routh became the first African-American chairman of the CEA since its establishment in 1946 and the fourth woman to lead the committee.