POTUS Events: The Economic Brainstrust
By John Amick
After consulting with senior advisers and receiving his daily briefings this morning, President Obama will meet with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, FDIC Chair Sheila Bair, SEC Chair Mary Shapiro, Comptroller of the Currency John Dugan, White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers and economist Christina Romer in the White House at 11 a.m. ET.
The meeting with economic officials will focus on "ongoing efforts to stabilize our financial system and get lending moving again so that it supports economic recovery," according to a White House statement.
Following the meeting, Obama will speak briefly about the administration's plans for future action on the economy.
For more information on major events around Washington today, visit the Federal City Digest.
Finally, The Fix's Chris Cillizza dissects a recent Pew poll that says the partisan split is greater than ever during the young Obama administration.
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