Out Of The Loop Meaning

(idiomatic) Not informed, up-to-date, or current; not included in a process or discussion.

Example: 1976 Sept. 16, "Former Nixon Aide Denies Soliciting Campaign Fund," New York Times:
  "I was out of the loop," he added, explaining that he was planning to leave government at that time.
1995, Tom Clancy, Debt of Honor, ISBN 9780425147580, online edition :
  â€œWell, we've been out of the loop for a few hours. Anything new that you know?”
2001 Aug. 27, Tony Karon, "Why Macedonians Balk at NATO's Presence," Time:
  The members of parliament have felt ignored by their leaders for much of this crisis, and were kept out of the loop during the negotiations.