out of the loop

 Not part of the decision-making group, not in the network. During the Iran-Contra investigations, then Vice President George Bush claimed that he was out of the loop.
 ► “On the eve of a major brand image overhaul, Mazda Motor of America’s National Dealer Council is disbanding and regrouping, irked at being left out of the loop.” (Brandweek, Aug. 7, 1995, p. 1)

American business jargon. 2014.

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