White House Chief of Staff William Daley gets an earful from manufacturing executives about grievances over president’s policies. Vice President Biden said “the hard part” of debt talks is just beginning.
Attorney General Eric Holder is pressing the case for using civilian courts to try terrorism suspects.
Democrats were quick to pounce on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s remark that he can relate to the jobless because “I’m also unemployed.” Pawlenty now says he should have gone after Romney during the debate this week. Romney let Obama have it for canceling his daily economic briefing.
The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may launch on July 21 without a director, resulting in a slew of enforcement actions against major banks.
The White House released its staffers’ financial reports, including expensive tickets taken by White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to see the Redskins play.
And an unemployed Indiana mom will sell a letter she got from Obama to help pay the bills.