Romney Says He’ll Oppose Biden’s Pick to Lead OMB, Putting It in JeopardyEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said he will oppose President Joe Biden’s nomination to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), coming after centrist Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said they would oppose the pick. The three senators’ announcements puts Neera Tanden’s nomination in jeopardy as the Senate is split at 50-50. Fellow centrist Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) has not stated whether she will confirm Tanden. Tanden will need at least one Republican vote to be confirmed following Manchin’s announcement. In a statement on Monday, Romney office said he “has been critical of extreme rhetoric from prior nominees, and this is consistent with that position,” adding: “He believes it’s hard to return to comity and respect with a nominee who has issued a thousand mean tweets.” And Tanden’s move to “delete more than a thousand tweets in the days before her nomination was announced raises …Read More

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