Cheney's brain trust

What the Veep has been hearing from some of those in his circle of economic advisors.

John Makin<br>Editor, AEI Economic Outlook</br>
John Makin
Editor, AEI Economic Outlook
Warned of housing sector problems in 2006. "It's an information-gathering exercise," Makin says of Cheney's sessions with outside economists. "I think he tries to mix pessimists and optimists."

Wayne Angell

Martin Feldstein

Gail Fosler

R. Glenn Hubbard

Manuel Johnson

Lawrence Kudlow

Arthur Laffer

John Makin

David Malpass

Jim O'Neill

Allen Sinai

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