Five Democratic senators poised to sink Biden banking nominee, report says
At least five moderate Democratic senators have reportedly told the White House they will not support his embattled nominee to lead the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
Five Democrats buck party lines, oppose Biden banking pick
Saule Omarova of New York testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington to examine her nomination to be the Comptroller of the Currency, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Manuel Balce Ceneta/APFive Democrats buck party lines, oppose Biden banking pick Elizabeth Faddis November 25, 12:10 PMNovember 25, 12:13 PMFive Democratic lawmakers…
Centrists Sink Biden’s Pick for Top Bank Regulator
“Five Democratic senators have told the White House they won’t support Saule Omarova to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, effectively killing her nomination for the powerful bank-regulator position,” Axios reports.“Their opposition also hints at a willingness of some Democratic senators to buck the White House on an important nomination, even if it hands Republicans a political — and symbolic — victory.”“Republicans have attack…