Neera Tanden: First Cabinet-Level Casualty of the Twitter Age?

Neera Tanden: First Cabinet-Level Casualty of the Twitter Age?
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That is, until she became quite apologetic after Mr. Biden nominated her to be his budget director.

“I do think the last several years have been very polarizing, and I apologize for my language that has contributed to that,” Ms. Tanden told members of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs this month. “I know it’s on me to demonstrate to this committee and to Republican members and Democratic members I can work with anyone.” She noted that she had deleted many of her old tweets.

Not a problem, because Republicans were more than happy to refresh her, and everyone else’s, memory of them.

“You wrote that Susan Collins is, quote, ‘the worst,’ that Tom Cotton is a fraud,” said Senator Rob Portman, Republican of Ohio, scolding Ms. Tanden. “How…



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