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White House To Withdraw Neera Tanden As Budget Director Nominee

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget was in danger of not being confirmed by the Senate.
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Neera Tanden Removes Herself From Consideration As Budget Chief

Neera Tanden Removes Herself From Consideration As Budget Chief

1 month ago   |   By CBS

Neera Tanden, President Biden's choice to lead the powerful Office of Budget and Management, has removed herself from consideration as the nominee, the White House said Tuesday. Tanden sent a letter to Mr. Biden explaining her decision.
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Biden Drops Tanden Nomination Amid Bipartisan Opposition

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The White House had insisted that it would stand by Neera Tanden as President Biden's top budget official, but it became clear that she did not have the Senate votes to be confirmed.
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White House pulls Neera Tanden nomination to lead OMB after storm over tweets

White House pulls Neera Tanden nomination to lead OMB after storm over tweets

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The White House on Tuesday said that it was withdrawing Neera Tanden's nomination to be White House budget director. President Biden presented the withdrawal as Tanden's idea and the White House released a letter from her saying she wanted to drop out. Tanden faced increasingly long odds at confirmation due to her past mean tweets...
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Biden's border czar to depart amid surge of migrants

Biden's border czar to depart amid surge of migrants

President Joe Biden's coordinator on the southern border will depart at the end of April even as the administration struggles to cope with a surge of migrants crossing into the... Read more ...

Medical examiner blames police pressure for Floyd's death

Medical examiner blames police pressure for Floyd's death

The chief medical examiner who ruled George Floyd's death a homicide testified Friday that the way police held him down and compressed his neck “was just more than Mr. Floyd... Read more ...

House Ethics Committee launches probe into Rep. Matt Gaetz over allegations...

House Ethics Committee launches probe into Rep. Matt Gaetz over allegations of sexual misconduct

Summary List Placement The House Ethics Committee announced Friday that it was launching an investigation into GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida over allegations of sexual... Read more ...

Biden Wants to Spend Big on Education

Biden Wants to Spend Big on Education

President Biden released a $1.5 trillion wish list for the federal budget on Friday, one that seeks substantial increases for Democratic priorities like education, health care... Read more ...

Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants Friday after months of demonstrations set off by the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in... Read more ...

Biden Proposes $1.5 Trillion Federal Spending Plan

Biden Proposes $1.5 Trillion Federal Spending Plan

The president's budget blueprint would increase spending on an array of domestic programs aimed at reducing poverty and fighting climate change, while keeping defense spending... Read more ...

Biden's $1.5T 2022 budget includes 16 percent domestic spending boost

Biden's $1.5T 2022 budget includes 16 percent domestic spending boost

President Joe Biden's first budget calls for massive boosts to low-income schools, public health programs and fighting climate change, plus a slight Pentagon funding bump that... Read more ...

Bowing To Trump? GOP Brings Leaders, Donors To His Florida Backyard

Bowing To Trump? GOP Brings Leaders, Donors To His Florida Backyard

The location of a Republican National Committee gathering suggests the GOP is not yet ready to replace Trump as its undisputed leader and chief fundraiser. Read more ...

Trump officials gloated about pressuring the CDC to edit its COVID-19...

Trump officials gloated about pressuring the CDC to edit its COVID-19 reports: 'Yippee!!!'

Summary List Placement Health officials in former President Donald Trump's administration gloated about their efforts to edit scientific reports on COVID-19 last year to fit... Read more ...

What About the Cops Who Watched George Floyd Die?

What About the Cops Who Watched George Floyd Die?

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer currently on trial for the killing of George Floyd, is an all-too familiar type: a bully with a badge and gun. During his... Read more ...