Reports leak that the president-elect pleaded with Bush to take immediate action on the failing U.S. auto industry during their Monday meeting.
NY Times: “As the auto industry reels, rarely has an issue so quickly illustrated the differences from one White House occupant to the next.”
WashPost: “Congress could consider the auto measure as soon as next week, when lawmakers are scheduled to return to Washington.”
WSJ: “Mr. Obama’s focus on the auto industry came as fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill started moving on their own…”