Washington, May 15 (PTI) Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden has been appointed as a senior adviser to US President Joe Biden, two months after she withdrew her nomination as Director of ...

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Neera Tanden gestures as she testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee on Capitol Hill in Washington in February. AP/PTI(AP02_10_2021_000006B)

  • Neera Tanden was earlier announced to lead the Office of Management and Budget
  • She withdrew her nomination in March
  • Tanden was president and CEO of CAP and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund

Washington, Apr 21 (PTI) Several Indian-American lawmakers and groups have welcomed the decision of a federal grand jury in Minneapolis holding Derek Chauvin, a former police officer, guilty on ...

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the future nominee of the Buudget office head would not be announced this week. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Tanden "saw that path to her own confirmation was narrowed and did not look like there was a path forward": Jen Psaki
  • "I would not expect and you should not expect a future nominee this week," the White House Press Secretary said
  • Neera Tanden withdrew her nomination after facing opposition from Senate over her controversial tweets

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Neera Tanden was Biden's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @neeratanden)

  • Tanden reportedly deleted thousands of tweets before her Senate hearing
  • The 50-year-old called out both Republicans and Democrats 
  • Independent Senator Bernie Sanders lashed out at the nominee at the Senate hearing

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. Neera Tanden is no longer in contention for Senate approval.(Photo Credit: Twitter/@neeratanden)

  • Eleven of the 23 Cabinet nominees requiring Senate approval have been confirmed
  • Tanden's withdrawal is the first high-profile defeat of one of Biden’s nominees
  • Biden  said that he will find her another role in his administration