Senate Committees Postpone Votes on Biden OMB Nominee Neera Tanden
WASHINGTON—Two Senate committees postponed scheduled votes on Neera Tanden’s nomination to lead the Office of Management and Budget, raising further doubts that she can garner enough support to be confirmed by the chamber.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and the Senate Budget Committee had been scheduled to vote Wednesday, but both panels delayed their votes as Democrats scrambled to save Ms. Tanden’s nomination, according to two people familiar with the matter.
To clear the full Senate, Ms. Tanden would need to win the support of at least one Republican after Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia announced his intention to oppose her confirmation. The Senate is divided evenly between Republicans and Democrats, and Vice President