WASHINGTON — (AP) — President Joe Biden’s lone Cabinet selection who was rebuffed by Congress has landed a job as a White House senior adviser.
Neera Tanden had been Biden’s decide to steer the Office of Management and Budget however withdrew her nomination in March after it was clear that she wouldn’t garner sufficient Republican help to be confirmed. Several GOP senators objected to her earlier tweeted criticisms of her political rivals.
Tanden will now be a senior advisor to Biden, the White House mentioned Friday. She will launch a overview of the US Digital Service and start planning for doable coverage adjustments that would outcome from the forthcoming Supreme Court determination on GOP authorized challenges to the Affordable Care Act. Tanden labored in former President Barack Obama’s administration because the act was designed and carried out.
Tanden, an in depth ally of White House chief of workers Ron Klain, will depart the suppose tank Center for American Progress. Its founder, John Podesta, mentioned that “Neera’s intellect, tenacity, and political savvy will be an asset to the Biden administration.”
Tanden’s rent was first reported by CNN.