WV Senator Joe Manchin Slammed by Liberals After Announcing Opposition to Neera Tanden: ‘Gratuitous, Mean Spirited, and Sexist Move’

Centrist Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (WV) put the first Biden administration cabinet nominee in real political peril on Friday, announcing that he would not vote to confirm Neera Tanden as director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. Manchin cited Tanden’s “overtly partisan statements,” which mostly came in the form of caustic tweets, as his reason for opposing what would be the first South Asian women ever to hold the top OMB job.

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