Biden Cabinet Picks in Trouble, Confirmation in Doubt

Three nominees for the Biden administration are facing tough confirmation votes in an evenly split Senate. Opposition to them is part personal, part political but some on the left are invoking racism.


A confirmation vote for President Biden’s pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget  has been postponed after bipartisan opposition has emerged.


reporting from the left side of the aisle




  • Newsmax is reporting Neera Tanden is preparing to withdraw her nomination, saying “the latest signs grew that [her] nomination was doomed in the Senate.”
  • RedState blogger “Bonchie” reveled in the news that Sen. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, did not know of particular tweets Tanden directed at Murkowski several years ago until a reporter showed her a tweet yesterday. Murkowksi has yet to announce how she’ll vote on Tanden’s nomination.
  • Bronson Stocking of Townhall wrecked Xavier Beccera in a fact check that shows he did in fact sue the Little Sisters of the Poor, a religious order dedicated to helping the elderly poor, relying on a devastating exchange between Beccera and Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse who said Beccera was attacking religious liberty.


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© Dallas Gerber, 2021