“It was — and is — my considered view that the perils of climate change must be added to the list of serious risks that the Federal Reserve considers as it works to ensure the stability and resiliency of our economy and financial system,” 她补充说. “This is not a novel or radical position.”
The decision to withdraw comes after it became clear she would not have the votes to be confirmed by the US Senate.
它的. 乔·曼钦, a West Virginia Democrat, announced his opposition to the nomination on Monday, setting off a White House scramble to find Republican support in a 50-50 参议院.
None materialized, rendering her nomination all but dead, even as White House officials continued to support the selection.
Raskin’s withdrawal was first reported by the New Yorker.
对手, including Manchin, Senate Republicans and the US Chamber of Commerce, argued that Raskin’s promotion of green energy, renewable resources and environmental issues threatened to keep gas prices high — particularly at a time when the Russia-Ukraine conflict is sending fuel prices through the roof.
在星期一, Manchin — who is not a member of the Senate Banking Committee that votes on Fed nominations — said Raskin’s “previous public statements have failed to satisfactorily address my concerns about the critical importance of financing an all-of-the-above energy policy to meet our nation’s critical energy needs.”
参议院共和党人 boycotted a vote last month in protest of Raskin’s nomination
, halting a slate of pending nominees for the central bank
, including the renomination of Fed Chair Jerome Powell
Raskin’s candidacy, 然而, was hailed by progressives. Biden has pledged to make the Fed more diverse in terms of both its gender and racial makeup.