Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee hammered President Joe Biden's nominee for a top Pentagon post over his support for the Iranian nuclear deal, his criticism of the U.S. embassy's move to Jerusalem, and his history of "inflammatory" comments against Republicans and members of Congress on Twitter.
Colin Kahl, President Joe Biden's nominee for undersecretary of defense for policy, has a history of incendiary tweets aimed at Republican lawmakers, including one post that called the GOP "the party of ethnic cleansing."
One of the nation's largest pro-Israel lobbying groups came out against the Biden administration's nomination of Colin Kahl for a top Pentagon post on Thursday, calling the former Obama administration official "plainly anti-Israel" and a "serial Iran appeaser."
It's not just Neera Tanden. President Joe Biden's nominee for a top Pentagon post described Republicans as "the party of ethnic cleansing" in a series of highly partisan Twitter posts aimed at GOP lawmakers over the past few years.
The Senate Finance Committee deadlocked on sending Joe Biden's controversial health care nominee for a confirmation vote Wednesday, as activist groups ratcheted up pressure on moderate Democrats to tank the nomination.
The rumored nomination of former senator Bill Nelson for the top job at NASA is drawing criticism from space industry insiders who view the Florida Democrat as a dinosaur and question his commitment to moving the agency forward.