Jason Furman, assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Principal Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, gestures as he speaks during the daily news briefing at the

 

              Jason Furman, assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Principal Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, gestures as he speaks during the daily news briefing at the
Jason Furman, assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Principal Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, gestures as he speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec., 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)