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Are Members Of The Old Guard Sinking Biden's Presidency?

A President is only as good as the people he surrounds himself with.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks during a Cabinet Meeting at the White House on September 06, 2022 in Washington, DC. Biden spoke on his administration's efforts to strengthen the economy. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

According to the New York Times, White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain, who has often been dubbed the Prime Minister, called John Podesta to offer him a White House role.  

Podesta is the poster figure for what is wrong with America. In his 73 years, he has never held a private-sector role. His first job after law school, in 1976, was to serve in the Department of Justice. Since then, he has flawlessly moved between Congress, the Executive Branch, and Democratic political campaigns, perfecting Washington connections.

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The RealClearMarkets/TIPP Economic Optimism Index is the earliest take on consumer confidence each month and predicts with high reliability monthly changes in sentiment in well-known polls by The Conference Board and the University of Michigan. Began in February 2001, the Indices were developed by TIPP for its media partners

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