January 24th, 2009
04:30 PM ET
6 years ago

Obama meets with economic advisers

Obama met with his economic advisers Saturday.

Obama met with his economic advisers Saturday.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Shortly after President Barack Obama painted a bleak economic picture Saturday in his weekly address to the nation, he met with with his economic team to talk strategy and the national budget.

Watch: Obama's weekly radio address

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said in a statement that the Saturday session included Larry Summers, director of the Economic Policy Council, and Peter Orszag, director of the Office of Management and Budget, along with other staff members.

Earlier: Obama paints bleak economic picture

Gibbs did not reveal details of the meeting, except to say that the focus was on "the week's developments on the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment plan and proposals going forward including the budget."


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