Drudge's focus is split Wednesday morning between the Iraq hearings and economic news. Under a photo of a smiling Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTrump takes credit for passing veterans bill that passed under Obama Orlando Sentinel declines to endorse Trump in 2020 Progressive activist: Democratic nominee will 'need to ride a little bit to the center' MORE appearing before photographers in a Senate hearing room, Drudge leads with a story about Obama's call for "a diplomatic surge" with Iran to help stabilize Iraq. He also links to Amb. Ryan Crocker's statement on "Nightline" that he's ready to talk to Iran, too. His other top links include former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan's declaration that the country is in a recession, and a report that the credit crisis's cost is at $1 trillion.