Obama aides told ‘Spend 10% of time or less on scandals’

Obama aides told ‘Spend 10% of time or less on scandals’

Urging focus, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough has instructed those in President Barack Obama’s circle to not get swept up in the controversies that consumed Washington’s attention this week, the New York Times reported.

According to the Times, McDonough told staffers in the West Wing “that he expects them to spend no more than 10 percent of their time on the controversies.” McDonough met with Democratic strategists on Friday, telling them that Obama intends to renew his focus on immigration, the budget and implementation of the new federal health care law.

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