The Economy

The White House is looking for some downbeat corporate chief executives to scare the President. Sununu, Budget Director Richard G. Darman, and Housing & Urban Development Secretary Jack F. Kemp fret that a weak economic recovery might sputter out in 1992. So they want some private-sector bigwigs to drop by for tete-a-tetes with Bush. The aides hope the President will respond by putting new pressure on the Federal Reserve Board to loosen credit. Although Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady has often criticized the Fed, he's cool to the new scheme.

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