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.

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