Young, a longtime veteran of the House Appropriations Committee staff, has enjoyed broad bipartisan support and the backing of top Democratic leaders. Young went on maternity leave this fall. She would be the first Black woman to lead the office.
“In her eight months as acting director of OMB, she’s continued to impress me and congressional leaders as well,” Biden said in a pre-recorded video announcing the nomination. “Shalanda will not only be a tremendously qualified director, she’ll also be a historic director.”
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