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McConnell Says He Wants All Republicans to Oppose Tanden

Feb. 23, 2021, 8:12 PM

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he wants to see all Senate Republicans oppose President Joe Biden’s nominee for budget director, Neera Tanden.

  • “I hope so. We’ll see,” McConnell says of Republicans voting against Tanden
  • McConnell told reporters after Tuesday’s Senate GOP luncheon that he doesn’t think Senator John Thune is whipping the confirmation vote just yet
  • Related: Biden Team Hunts for Tanden Votes as Senate Opposition Grows (1)

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Teaganne Finn in Washington at tfinn19@bloomberg.net;
Erik Wasson in Washington at ewasson@bloomberg.net

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