The Obama Morning News || June 13, 2011
President Obama will be pushing jobs in a trip today to North Carolina that also has a clear political agenda. He’ll speak at a company that is outsourcing work to China, which the RNS has notice, the Daily Caller reports. The president pleaded for patience on the economic recovery. Former Obama economic aide Larry Summers wants more stimulus.
Obama travels to Puerto Rico Tuesday as part of his campaign to round up Hispanic votes. Some Democratic donors are saying they are unhappy with Obama and may sit this one out.
Obama is beginning the internal White House debate about how many troops to take out of Afghanistan.
The Republican presidential contenders are getting set to debate. Newt Gingrich affirmed that he’s sticking with his campaign even though most of his top aides left him, saying “I will endure.”
Mitt Romney is enjoying a good ride right now, but he needs to overcome questions about his authenticity. Tim Pawlenty expressed his opposition to “Obamneycare.”
And John Boehner is crying again.