Last hope of reason in sea of insanity leaves White House staff

January 10, 2012 08:46

Obama’s appointment of Daley — a former bank executive and Commerce secretary — was widely interpreted as an olive branch to the business community, which had been vocal about its unhappiness with the administration and its legislative agenda.– The Hill


Environmentalists say ‘good riddance’


By Ben Geman – 01/09/12 at The Hill


Don’t look for many environmentalists to mourn the resignation of White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, who was scorned by some activists for presiding over the controversial decision last year to scuttle tougher Environmental Protection Agency smog rules.

Critics on the left say Daley, who will be replaced by Office of Management and Budget chief Jack Lew, was too close to business interests.


Overall, Steinzor called Daley’s departure good news for environmental, safety and health policy.

“We are going to have a lot less of this corporate outreach, making sure everyone in the corporate community is happy,” she said.


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