“But that’s up to the Biden administration.“When asked about Young as a potential replacement for Tanden, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday: “There’s one nominee to lead the budget department.
Manchin’s opposition means that Tanden would need at least one Republican to support her in order for her to be confirmed.
Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Tanden’s nomination neared an implosion.
The White House so far is showing little sign of accepting defeat.
Sanders was not consulted before President Joe Biden’s nomination of Tanden, according to a source close to the process.