Suskind Book: Female Advisors In Obama White House Sidelined And Ignored

Suskind book: Female advisors in Obama White House sidelined and ignored

A new book claims that the Obama White House is a boys’ club marred by rampant infighting that has hindered the administration’s economic policy, and left top female advisers feeling excluded from key conversations.
“Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President,” by journalist Ron Suskind due out next Tuesday, details the rivalries among Obama’s top economic advisors, Larry Summers, former chairman of the National Economic Council, and Treasury secretary, Timothy F.

  • EPA, other US agencies expand urban waters effort
    The Environmental Protection Agency, the White House and other federal departments announced Friday that they are expanding a program for restoring and improving urban waterways nationwide. More
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Ron Suskind fights back on Obama book
    The complaints of female members of the White House that have made much of the news around Suskind’s book so far were first reported ... s tales of the president’s military advisors limiting his choices in “Obama’s Wars” echoes Suskind’s ...
    09/20/2011 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Ron Suskind: My book is 'solid as a brick'
    The White House has said it gave Suskind a 50-minute interview with Obama amid concerns that the author was going in the wrong direction with his book and needed some clarification from the president. On MSNBC, Suskind again defended his quotes and ...
    09/20/2011 - 2:23 am | View Link
  • Author Ron Suskind defends White House tell-all book on ‘Today’
    Ron Suskind, the author of a new White House tell-all that has the Obama administration in vigorous push-back mode, said Tuesday that his book is “densely sourced ... President is still getting gamed by his advisors or not. The evidence is that he ...
    09/20/2011 - 1:38 am | View Link
  • Ron Suskind’s Book On Obama Administration Called Into Question
    Suskind’s book shows rivalries in the White House leading to insubordination during the first few months of Obama’s presidency. Suskind says that the president’s top advisors were feuding and did not cooperate well, according to ABC. “It doesn’t ...
    09/18/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • The White House
    Day in the Life. President Obama is traveling over the course of the summer to speak directly with the people he's working for every day.
    07/24/2014 - 1:45 pm | View Website
  • Robert Gibbs
    Robert Lane Gibbs (born March 29, 1971) is an American political advisor and commentator who served as the 28th White House Press Secretary during the first term of ...
    07/24/2014 - 10:17 am | View Website
  • Where Obama Staff Veterans Are Working in 2013 | New Republic
    T he irony is that such tackiness is unnecessary. There are more than enough ways to cash in on a White House tour of duty that fall comfortably within the red lines ...
    07/24/2014 - 12:01 am | View Website
  • POLITICO Playbook
    marco v. hillary -- 9/11 commisioners' new warning -- tips for improving haul from women donors -- miguel rodriguez to bryan cave -- garrett graff to politico ...
    07/23/2014 - 8:55 pm | View Website
  • Obama News: A Living Diary of the Obama Presidency ...
    After nearly five years, we’ve decided to close down the 44 blog and will feature all White House coverage directly on the POLITICO homepage.
    07/23/2014 - 3:40 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News