White House press secretary Jane Saki stressed on Thursday that President Biden’s aides are “fighting the battle of our hearts” to confirm Neera Tandon as White House budget director – of her previous vitriolic attacks on senators Due to long odds.
After Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WVA) requires at least one Republican vote in an equally divided Senate, he said he opposes Tandon because of mean comments against his allies.
“We’re fighting our hearts out for Neera Tandon,” Saki said in an appearance in “The View”.
“I know her personally and she is someone who is not only incredibly experienced, she has decades of experience. But she has grown – she grew up as someone who grew up with a lot of shows Benefiting that he will oversee the Department of Budget. And it is important that there is a different approach and a different approach on the table. “
Sasaki said, “We are still fighting for Neera Tandon and therefore are persistent. We are still working on it. “
Tandon’s fortunes appeared increasingly bleak as centric Republican censors this week. Susan Collins of the UAE and Mitt Romney of the UAE said they oppose Tandon’s nomination to be director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, one of the last remaining GOP swing votes on the nomination, said Wednesday that she was surprised to learn that she was among the targets of Tandon’s social media fury.
In 2017, Tenden accused Murkowski of being “high” on “his supplies”.
“High on your supply? That’s interesting. Should I ask him, ‘What is my own supply?’
Murkowski did not explain how she is leaning on Tenden, but said that she made it clear to the White House that “this world we have numb to derogatory tweets” [and] I don’t think this is a model we want to set for anyone. “
Tanden recently deleted more than 1,000 tweets that attacked Republicans but also rescinded Vermont Sen’s 2016 presidential bid. Bernie Sanders Russian choice Against the Democratic Party’s favorite Hillary Clinton.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), in one of his confirmed hearings, reminded Tandon, “You wrote that Susan Collins is the ‘worst’, Tom Cotton is a fraud, vampires have more heart than Ted Cruz, whom You’ve called Leader McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ and Voldemort. “
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) Quipped, “You called Sen. Sanders everything but an ignorant slut.”