Obama no longer receiving daily economic briefings

Ed Lasky
President Obama has given up his daily economic briefings.  Maybe it took too much time away from his leisure activities. From The Hill:  At some point during the first two years of his administration, President Obama stopped receiving the daily economic briefing that he requested when he took office. Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs announced at his own first daily briefing reporters that Obama asked for the daily economic briefing, described then as comparable to the daily intelligence briefing the president gets every morning. "The president asked that this be added every day to his schedule," Gibbs said at the time. Gibbs added that Obama believed it is "important that each day he receive the most up to date information as it relates to the economy." But at some point, the daily economic briefings stopped showing up on Obama's daily schedule.  The economy is going down the tubes; Obama fails to deal with the deficit and debt problems (except to blast...(Read Full Post)

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