White House aides talk on economy, terrorism – Boston.com
The White House dispatched top aides today to give detailed speeches to key audiences on two major issues — the economic stimulus package and homeland security.
Christina Romer, chairwoman of Council of Economic Advisers, spoke this morning to the Economic Club of Washington, where she added her voice to defending the $787 billion recovery package and to pointing to signs of an economic turnaround.
To read her prepared speech, click here.
John Brennan, assistant to the president for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, spoke Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he gave an overview of the President Obama’s anti-terrorism plan, including defeating al Qaeda and tackling the political, economic, and social factors that often fuel violent extremism.