The United States Chamber of Commerce is backing President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Neera Tanden, who has deep financial ties to billionaire George Soros, Wall Street firms, and Silicon Valley’s biggest tech corporations.
In a letter to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Chamber’s senior vice president of public affairs, Jack Howard, wrote that the business group supports Tanden’s nomination and called her a “well-qualified” candidate for the job with “an established track record of engagement with the business community.”
“Ms. Tanden has had a distinguished career,” the Chamber’s letter to Senators states:
She has served as President and CEO of the Center for American Progress think tank for the past ten years. She also served in various roles in the Clinton and Obama Administrations and in the United States Senate. Her broad perspective and experience will be essential given the vast portfolio of the Office of Management and Budget. Ms. Tanden has proven a frequent partner and collaborator, particularly on international trade issues. Read more…