White House Memo Shows Obama Administration’s Painful Efforts To Defend Valerie Jarrett

“Valerie is someone here who other people inside the building know they can trust. (need examples.)” As reported in the forthcoming book This Town.


Andrew Kaczynski

soon-to-be-released book by Mark Leibovich reveals in excruciating detail the White House’s efforts to defend longtime Obama friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett in the run-up to a New York Times profile that ran in September 2012.

Leibovich, himself a reporter for the New York Times, got ahold of a White House memo titled “The Magic of Valerie” that included 33 talking points circulated throughout the administration.

Here are the talking points excerpted in Leibovich’s forthcoming book, This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America’s Gilded Capital…

…This Town doesn’t come out until July 16, but BuzzFeed picked up a copy at a Hudson Books bookstore in the Newark Airport, where it was already being sold.


Read the complete article at BuzzFeed.


Update:   Top 5 Things Michelle Obama Has Complained About (So Far) at Big Government. This is one angry woman.



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