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Psaki: “We’re Preventing” For Neera Tanden’s Nomination | Video

2021-02-25 03:55:40


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White Home press secretary Jen Psaki on the standing of Workplace of Administration and Funds Neera Tanden’s nomination: “Effectively, let me first state that, because the President repeated yesterday, we’re preventing for the nomination, and he or she and our group stay in shut contact and — shut contact with senators and key constituency teams. She is an skilled whose {qualifications} are important throughout this time of an unprecedented disaster. And she or he has rolled up her sleeves. She’s very engaged and doing outreach to senators, to members on the Hill — answering any questions they’ve and providing to try this. And we’re doing the identical.”Psaki answered a number of questions on Tanden’s nomination at Wednesday’s White Home press briefing:

Q And do you might have a standing replace on Neera Tanden, with all the delays on Capitol Hill, so far as her affirmation? MS. PSAKI: Inform me extra about what you imply by that.

Q An replace so far as whether or not you’re going to withdraw that title. It doesn’t appear to be the votes are there for her at this level.

MS. PSAKI: Effectively, let me first state that, because the President repeated yesterday, we’re preventing for the nomination, and he or she and our group stay in shut contact and — shut contact with senators and key constituency teams. She is an skilled whose {qualifications} are important throughout this time of an unprecedented disaster. And she or he has rolled up her sleeves. She’s very engaged and doing outreach to senators, to members on the Hill — answering any questions they’ve and providing to try this. And we’re doing the identical.

I do know there was an announcement a couple of delay of a affirmation vote as we speak. And so they put out a press release to clarify that, after all, they’re going to do due diligence, as are we, to proceed that outreach and proceed to combat for her nomination.

Q Observe, Jen?

MS. PSAKI: Go forward.

Q Jen, thanks. How large of a setback does the White Home view the truth that the Senate committees have delayed the vote on her affirmation to be?

MS. PSAKI: Effectively, once more, they put out the assertion from the management of the committee conveying clearly that they needed to proceed to do work to construct help for her nomination.

Q However does the White Home see this as a setback to Neera Tanden’s affirmation?

MS. PSAKI: I wouldn’t put it in these phrases. I feel we’re dedicated to persevering with to combat for all of our nominees, persevering with to do the outreach wanted, to reply questions, to deal with considerations anybody has, to reiterate the {qualifications} of all of the nominees that the President has put ahead, and to do due diligence in preventing for the group he’s nominated.

Q Even when she is confirmed, does it undercut the President’s funds agenda to have this affirmation delayed?

MS. PSAKI: Effectively, as I famous a few instances right here, however it’s value repeating: Neera Tanden has a file of working with individuals who disagree together with her, working with individuals who — who’ve completely different viewpoints and completely different goals and priorities. And that’s one thing she would definitely take into the job if she’s confirmed.

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