Recession? what recession?
Posted by ecoshift on January 8, 2008
Meanwhile, back at Air Force One, no one is aware of any recession predictions… How do they do that?
Think Progress » White House Spokesman: No One Is ‘Predicting A Recession’
Today aboard Air Force One, a reporter asked presidential spokesman Tony Fratto if the Bush administration was at all worried about a recession, given that on Friday, Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) said she “think[s] the economy is slipping toward recession.” Fratto brushed aside such concerns:
QUESTION: Senator Clinton said on Saturday that the U.S. economy was slipping towards a recession. Is that a view the White House shares; why or why not?
FRATTO: I don’t know of anyone predicting a recession.