The unemployment numbers are a mixed bag and White House deputy chief of staff, de facto communications director, and former Fox News executive Bill Shine has resigned. Shine was a key force behind shutting down much of the press access to the White House, including the daily press briefing. There has not been a White House press briefing since January 28.
The president spoke with the press before traveling to Alabama to visit areas affected by the deadly tornadoes.
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