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Biden to Name Tanden as Budget Chief, Likely Riling GOP (1)

Nov. 30, 2020, 2:13 AM

President-elect Joe Biden is turning to longtime Democratic policy staffer Neera Tanden to lead his Office of Management and Budget and Cecilia Rouse to head the Council of Economic Advisers, people familiar with the process said.

Biden will also nominate Adewale Adeyemo, a former senior adviser at BlackRock Inc., to be deputy Treasury secretary as part of a slate of economic-team nominations he plans to announce on Tuesday, the people said. Adeyemo is a Nigerian-born attorney and president of the Obama Foundation.

Brian Deese, another Blackrock executive who served in the Obama administration, is likely to be...

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