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Tanden facing new hurdles after Senate panels delay meetings


February 24, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is standing by President Joe Biden's choice of Neera Tanden to lead the White House budget office, even as she faced new hurdles Wednesday after two Senate committees postponed consideration of her nomination.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters that Tanden and the White House had been in touch with senators and advocacy groups to answer any questions they may have on her nomination.

"We're fighting for her nomination," she said. "She's an expert whose qualifications are critical during this time of unprecedented crisis."

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