All Posts Tagged With: "white house chief of staff"
Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama step up their fight over capitalism, economy and integrity. They each want to portray the other as part of the problem plaguing the nation instead of its solution. During a town-hall style meeting in Cincinnati, President Obama criticized Romney’s corporate tax plans. He said that they would create jobs [...]
White House Chief of Staff William M. Daley has handed in his resignation. Everybody, including the president was surprised with his decision. This ended his yearlong tenure, whose mission was to reach out to congressional Republicans and businesses. President Obama announced that White House budget director Jacob Lew would replace Daley. Daley is the son [...]
The White House ordered an independent review of loans made by the Energy Department as a response to the criticisms it received over the Solyndra bankruptcy. This came just in time when House Republicans are preparing for a possible vote next week to summon White House documents that are related to the fallen company. White [...]
President Barack Obama will speak to a joint session of Congress about jobs on September 8. He initially asked to speak on September 7 but a Republican presidential debate was also scheduled for that date. White House said that the president will address Congress about the need for immediate action with regards to the economic [...]
The legislators are still trying to come up with a deal that would raise the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling by August 2 to prevent a credit default from happening. According to United States House of Representative Speaker John Boehner, the House Republicans are prepared to push their own deficit reduction plan if congressional leaders fail [...]