The president Friday night is watching the Washington Nationals play ball. But he’s really there to see the Chicago White Sox, who are playing the Nats He’s there with his daughters, senior adviser David Axelrod, DHS Sec. Janet Napolitano, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, and Chicago bud Eric Whitaker. Earlier Friday he called Lakers Coach Phil Jackson to congratulate.
President Obama Friday quietly issued a major new policy that will vastly limit the influence lobbyists – and the industries they represent – have with his administration. In what businesses are sure to see as the latest salvo in a burgeoning White House war against them, the president banned lobbyists from all administration advisory boards and commissions. Some business leaders are already chafing under what
The White House is eagerly fanning the flames of the conflagration started Thursday by Rep. Joe Barton, (R-Texas), who as you remember apologized to BP for what he called the White House “shakedown” that prompted them to pony up $20 billion for those harmed by the oil spill Spokesman Bill Burton said Barton’s sentiments are “what some folks in the Republican party truly believe, which
The following letter from White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs to Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) was just obtained by White House Dossier. Due to its significant news value and excellent use of English grammar, we’ve decided to share it with you immediately. June 18, 2010 The White House Office of the Press Secretary Dear Joe, Thank you for your cooperation on the BP issue and
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