Another one bites the dust: Biden FAA nominee withdraws amid shaky Senate support

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President Joe Biden's nominee for Federal Aviation Administration head, Denver International Airport CEO Phillip Washington, has withdrawn his name from consideration when it became unclear whether he would have enough support in the Senate.

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg confirmed Washington's withdrawal late Saturday evening in a tweet. "The partisan attacks and procedural obstruction he has faced are undeserved, but I respect his decision to withdraw and am grateful for his service," he wrote.

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