The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Holiday Weekend Washington News Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/259164/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend President Barack Obama holds a news conference in the East Room of the White House. i Ben White, chief economic correspondent for Politico, will discuss what Washington political news has occurred over the extended holiday weekend, and what needs to happen on Capitol Hill before January 1st.