Neera Tanden and Xavier Becerra come under fire as Biden nominees battle to survive confirmation battles

Neera Tanden and Xavier Becerra come under fire as Biden nominees battle to survive confirmation battles
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President Biden stands behind a pair of cabinet picks and faces tough battles – including Neera Tanden, his candidate for the head of the Office of Administration and Budget, and Xavier Becerra, his election as secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services – a growing number of senators have vowed to oppose their endorsements.

Tanden’s confirmation appears to be most at risk after several swing-voting senators – including at least one Democrat – announced plans to vote against her confirmation. The former president of the Liberal Center for American Progress came under repeated fire during her ratification hearing when Republicans pointed to hostile tweets she posted against various lawmakers – many of which were deleted late last year.

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