Amid controversy over her apologetic comments about the Soviet Union, the White House is affirming its support of a key Treasury Department nominee.
In September, President Biden nominated Cornell University law professor Saule Omarova to serve as Comptroller of the Currency — which “charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks.”
In addition to emphasizing the fallen communist superpower’s alleged lack of a pay gap, Omarova has formerly called for the bankruptcy of oil and gas companies to fight climate change and drafted a thesis entitled “Karl Marx’s Economic Analysis and the Theory of Revolution in The Capital” while studying at Moscow State University.
According to an Axios report published earlier this week, all 50 Republicans in the Senate are expected to oppose Omarova’s confirmation. Indeed, Sen. Pat Toomey