Larry Summers falls asleep while Obama talks

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Larry Summers, the president’s top financial adviser, apparently isn’t getting a lot of sleep.

For that or some other reason, as President Obama spoke to reporters inside the White House Thursday following a meeting with credit card company executives, Summers was photographed clearly asleep at the end of a table in the Roosevelt Room.

Here’s a link to a gallery that has some of these images.

This isn’t the first time this has happened. Summers reportedly fell asleep during an economic summit at the White House in February, but there were no cameras at that event.

This time there are pictures of Summers, hand in chin - and what’s worse - as the president is speaking.

Here’s my profile of Summers from December.

— Jon Ward, White House reporter, The Washington Times

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