"The White House chief of staff last month expressed frustration with DeFazio’s
resignation calls for President Barack Obama’s top two economic aides — Treasury
Secretary Tim Geithner and White House chief economist Larry Summers — and
appealed for cooperation, according to DeFazio.
But Emanuel, known for
his blunt manner and ability to bend members of his party to his will, did not
raise his voice with the Oregon Democrat.
“Rahm does not yell at me,”
DeFazio said, “because he knows that I yell back.”"
Friday, December 18, 2009
Posted by Jody L. Wilcox at 11:18 PM