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Mitt Romney opposes, and likely torpedoes, budget director nominee

Feb 22, 2021 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney has likely torpedoed President Joe Biden’s nomination of Neera Tandem — who is controversial for her past partisan tweets and attacks — to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Romney’s office released a statement saying, “Sen. Romney has been critical of extreme rhetoric from prior nominees, and this is consistent with that position. He believes it’s hard to return to comity and respect with a nominee who has issued a thousand mean t...