Another Obama nominee with tax problems?


But this one has actually withdrawn her nomination.

Nancy Killefer was nominated by Obama back on January 7,  for the post of Deputy Director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). According to the White House Killefer has withdrawn but no other details have been reported.

MSNBC is reporting it’s due to tax issues.  First there was Geithner, then Daschle now Killefer.

Killefer knew that she wouldn’t have been confirmed since she would’ve been the proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back.  This is quite unfortunate since she would have been only the sixth woman in Obama’s cabinet.

But I have to ask again. What is it with these people and taxes?

Nobody likes to pay high taxes but as Holmes said, ” Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society.”

However, like Norah O’Donald of MSNBC I am left wondering ” Why isn’t the Obama administration fighting for her the same way they fought for the others? “

On the surface it just doesn’t seem fair and if she was forced to withdraw her nomination for a  $1 000 tax problem than I think Daschle should do the same.


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