White House press secretary Jen Psaki revealed that President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama discuss policy solutions with each other, an expected but disappointing thing for the United States.
When asked by a reporter if there is ever collaboration between the two, Psaki noted Monday that they are much more than just former coworkers and keep in “regular touch.”
“They were not just the president and vice president; they are friends, and they consult and talk about a range of issues,” she said, according to an official White House transcript of her remarks. “And, you know, I would expect that continues through the course of President Biden’s presidency.”
She also noted that they will likely talk specifics regarding health care, as Obama touted the Affordable Care Act as a key success in his administration.
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“But I expect, given former President Obama’s work on the Affordable Care Act, President Biden’s commitment to expanding access to health care throughout his presidency, that, you know, i