for info, here is a summary of bidens picks for 6 leaders of economics- 1 The incoming administration's economic team is set to be led by Janet Yellen, a former Federal Reserve chair whom Biden nominated for treasury secretary
2 No other name on Biden's proposed economic team has created more blowback from Republicans than Neera Tanden.Tanden's role, as Biden's director of the Office of Management and Budget, Currently the CEO of the left-leaning public policy organization the Center for American Progress, Tanden is a veteran of both the Clinton and Obama administrations and would be the first woman of color to lead OMB. On Tuesday Tanden spoke of her mother, who immigrated to the U.S. from India, divorced and was left to raise two young children. She said her family relied on Section 8 housing vouchers to pay rent and food stamps for a time to get by while growing up in suburban Boston.But over the weekend, as rumblings of her nomination began to surface, Republicans cast doubt on her chances of getting confirmed.
Rounding out Biden's economic team
3 Cecilia Rouse is Biden's selection to be chair of the Council of Economic Advisers., Rouse, who currently serves as dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, would also be a trailblazer.She would be just the fourth woman and the first Black woman to lead the CEA since it was established nearly 75 years ago.
Biden economic appointees include 4 Jared Bernstein and 5 Heather Boushey as members of the CEA. Both served as economic advisers to Biden during his time as vice president. Biden also named 6 Wally Adeyemo, who, if confirmed, would become the Treasury Department's first Black deputy secretary.
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