“Shalanda Young – currently the Biden administration’s nominee to become deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) – attracted key support from congressional Democrats today to become director of OMB…”
“Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., released a joint statement recommending Young to serve as the next OMB director.
‘As longtime members of the Appropriations Committee, we take great pride in recommending Shalanda Young as director of the Office of Management and Budget,’ the statement says. ‘We have worked closely with her for several years and highly recommend her for her intellect, her deep expertise on the Federal budget, and her determination to ensure that our budget reflects our values as a nation.’…”
“During yesterday’s Senate Budget Committee hearing for Young’s nomination as deputy director, Ranking Member Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., raised the point that Young may be offered the director job, and expressed his support.
‘You’ll get my support, maybe for both jobs,’ Sen. Graham told Young. ‘Everybody that deals with you on our side has nothing but good things to say.’
Additionally, Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., said he has ‘full confidence’ in Young to do the job.
‘I’m thinking you’re going to be running OMB,’ Sen. Kennedy told Young. ‘You may be more than deputy.’…” Read the full article here.
Source: Shalanda Young Gains Support From House Dems for Top Spot at OMB – By Grace Dille, March 3, 2021. MeriTalk.