Politics

Obama examining candidates to replace Romer for top econ post

Pat McMahon Contributor

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama is looking at candidates to fill a top White House economic post with no announcement expected this week, spokesman Bill Burton said on Monday.

Obama is considering candidates to replace Christina Romer, who said on Thursday she will step down as chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers in September to return to her job at the University of California, Berkeley.

Full story: Obama examining candidates to replace Romer for top econ post | Reuters