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  • Time to Wet the Bed

    09/13/2015 7:57:11 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 37 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 11 Sep 2015 | Matthew Continetti
    In early July, during another rough patch for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, Dan Pfeiffer took to CNN to reassure his party. Pfeiffer used to be President Obama’s top communications aide. The title of his op-ed was “Stop the bed-wetting: Hillary Clinton’s doing fine.” Bed-wetting, Pfeiffer explained, “is a term of art in Obamaland.” Ah, the president and his acolytes. Such sophisticates. Clinton shouldn’t panic, Pfeiffer argued, because she remains ahead in polling and in fundraising, because Bernie Sanders “is not Barack Obama,” and because “Hillary Clinton circa 2015 is not Hillary Clinton circa 2008.” Elections, after all, “are about fundamentals,”...
  • Don't Be Fooled By Schumer's Opposition To The Iran Deal

    08/07/2015 7:32:47 PM PDT · by OddLane · 5 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 7,2015 | David Harsanyi
    Obama foot soldiers Tommy Vietor, Dan Pfeiffer and Jon Favreau may have made common cause with Holocaust-denying radical Twelvers hoping to obtain nuclear weapons to threaten millions of Jews, but that doesn’t mean you should be fooled by their frustration. And you definitely shouldn’t be fooled by the theater surrounding Chuck Schumer’s opposition to the president’s Iran deal. Schumer offered a detailed, 1600-word justification for his opposition to the deal and, in the most obsequious and gentle way imaginable, pointed out an abundance of falsehoods Obama’s been peddling regarding the deal.
  • Dan Pfeiffer joins CNN as contributor

    06/01/2015 11:37:26 AM PDT · by PROCON · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | June 1, 2015 | Eric Bradner
    Washington (CNN)—Dan Pfeiffer, a long-time top aide to President Barack Obama, is joining CNN as a contributor, network president Jeff Zucker announced Monday. The 39-year-old Pfeiffer is a Wilmington, Delaware, native and a graduate of Georgetown University. His first presidential campaign role came in a communications post for then-Vice President Al Gore's unsuccessful 2000 campaign. He then worked for the Democratic Governors Association and later Sens. Tim Johnson, Tom Daschle and then Evan Bayh's brief 2008 presidential campaign.
  • Former White House Advisor: Hillary Clinton Email Scandal A 'Pimple on the Ass of Progress'

    03/16/2015 9:32:56 AM PDT · by maggief · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 16, 2015 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Former White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer describes the Hillary Clinton email scandal as another “pimple on the ass of progress,” quoting his former colleague at the White House David Axelrod. “I think this is what David Axelrod referred to as a pimple on the ass of progress,” Pfeiffer explained in an interview with broadcaster Charlie Rose. “Eighteen months from now or 20 months from now, when people go to the polls to vote in the presidential election, I can’t imagine anyone’s going to change their vote because of this.”
  • 21 Things We’ll Never Forget About White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer

    03/06/2015 8:29:11 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 1 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 03/06/2015 | Charlie Spiering
    Today is White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer’s final day at the White House, and while he hasn’t enjoyed an awkward public hug from the president or a speech to send him on his way, he deserves to be recognized for his years of loyal service to the president, going back to the 2008 presidential campaign.
  • White House Fears ‘President Cruz’ Will Overturn Exec Amnesty

    12/19/2014 8:11:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 88 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | December 19, 2014 | Tony Lee
    White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer conceded that he fears a President Ted Cruz will overturn President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty, perhaps signaling that Cruz represents the greatest threat to the progressive left. “Our first 100 days we spent a lot of time signing executive orders undoing what [President George W.] Bush did, and I would like not to be sitting on a beach somewhere reading about President [Ted] Cruz doing that to us, so it’s very important to us,” Pfeiffer told the Wall Street Journal on Friday. Earlier in the day, Pfeiffer declared that Obama’s executive amnesty was one...
  • Obama Aide Says Impeachment Threat Taken Seriously

    07/25/2014 7:15:31 AM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 41 replies
    AP ^ | July 25, 2014 | AP
    One of President Barack Obama's top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue impeachment of the president. Senior White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer told reporters Friday that the GOP has already "opened the door for impeachment" by contemplating suing the president over his use of executive authority. He says that any further executive action Obama may sign this year on immigration will "up the likelihood" of Republicans pursuing that path.
  • Graham: President Obama twisted up over Benghazi

    05/22/2013 12:54:48 PM PDT · by don-o · 38 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | May 22, 2013 | Michael Graham
    What’s the difference between keeping President Obama “updated throughout the night” on a deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi and keeping him “updated throughout the night” on a deadly tornado in Oklahoma? The president could have actually done something about Benghazi. Have you been watching the president the past 36 hours or so? Lots of photos of him calling officials in Oklahoma, offering federal help. Speeches in front of the camera expressing his condolences to the tornado victims and pledging to rebuild. “Our prayers are with the people of Oklahoma today,” Obama said yesterday, “and we’ll back up those prayers with...
  • Benghazi scandal tied to White House

    04/29/2014 4:23:16 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 29, 2014 | By Jennifer Rubin
    As the result of a Freedom of Information Act battle, new documents have emerged tying the messaging of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, to the White House. ... Among the top administration PR personnel who received the memo were White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, Deputy Press Secretary Joshua Earnest, then-White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer, then-White House Deputy Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri, then-National Security Council Director of Communications Erin Pelton, Special Assistant to the Press Secretary Howli Ledbetter, and then-White House Senior Advisor and political strategist David Plouffe. In addition a document showed Susan Rice was...
  • Robert Gibbs: If Dems Lose Senate, ‘Turn Out the Lights, the Party’s Over’

    03/17/2014 12:44:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 99 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 17, 2014 - 10:16 AM | Curtis Kalin
    Former Obama White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs appeared on the “Meet the Press” roundtable Sunday and laid bare truths about Washington, and his former boss’s spokesman. As the show’s featured guest, White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer painted a ludicrously optimistic portrait of the 2014 midterm elections for Democrats, stating emphatically, “I believe we will keep the Senate.” Later in the show, Gibbs admitted the Democrats could “absolutely” lose the Senate. He added: “If [Obama] doesn’t get more involved in raising money and making this a choice, as Dan Pfeiffer said, you lose the Senate. And, if you lose the...
  • Not Even Trying Anymore: White House Blames Bush for Weak Economic Data in 2014

    01/27/2014 7:11:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 27, 2014 | Michael Schauss
    When asked about the poor economic conditions in America ahead of the President’s State of the Union speech, Senior White House Advisor, Dan Pfeiffer, petulantly passed the buck to George W. Bush. The comedic excuse is as pathetic as it is baseless. But don’t let that stop the White House from trying to cast blame for today’s economic failures on an economic crises that came to life in the closing days of their predecessor’s administration. On Fox News Sunday, Pfeiffer explained to Anchor Chris Wallace that the reason for America’s weak economic “recovery” was because of the damage done...
  • Obama’s Rough 2013 Prompts a New Blueprint (Podesta: Need to remember Harry Reid's not president)

    01/25/2014 3:22:45 PM PST · by kristinn · 25 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Saturday, January 25, 2014 | Scott Wilson with Karen Tumulty
    An internal White House assessment concludes that President Obama must distance himself from a recalcitrant Congress after being badly damaged last year by legislative failures, a government shutdown and his own missteps. Obama has said that his fraught relationship with Congress, especially after Republicans won the House in 2010, complicated his ability to promote his agenda. But for the first time, following what many allies view as a lost year, the White House is reorganizing itself to support a more executive-focused presidency and inviting the rest of the government to help. The new approach comes after weeks of internal White...
  • Sarah Palin knew a death panel when she saw one

    11/06/2013 12:18:25 PM PST · by Nachum · 33 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Charles Hurt
    Mama Grizzly warned us this would happen. Under Obamacare, the sick and weak and old would stand before death panels of bureaucrats to be granted life or death. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was laughed out of town for making four years ago what we now know is a prescient prediction. Perhaps she is one of the few who actually read the health care bill before it passed. “And who will suffer the most when they ration care? The sick, the elderly, and the disabled, of course,” she wrote on her Facebook page in 2009. “The America I know and
  • President was told healthcare website would work, official says

    11/03/2013 2:16:14 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 91 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | November 3, 2013 | By Kathleen Hennessey
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama was assured that the healthcare insurance website was ready to launch on Oct. 1, even as private contractors and some administration officials knew the site had failed in early testing, a senior White House advisor said Sunday. Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer said the president repeatedly asked about the healthcare.gov website, a key piece of his 2010 healthcare overhaul legislation, and was told it would meet his expectations. Along with the president, Pfeiffer hyped the website in the weeks before the troubled launch, promising it would “be a consumer experience unmatched by anything in government, but also...
  • White House Official Tweets N-Word

    10/08/2013 7:11:00 AM PDT · by kristinn · 54 replies
    The White House via Twitter ^ | Tuesday, October 8, 2013 | Dan Pfieffer
    Obviously a horrendous typo in my previous tweet. My apologies 9:54 AM - 8 Oct 13
  • Trey Gowdy calls Dan Pfeiffer a ‘demagogic self-serving political hack’

    07/23/2013 3:37:33 PM PDT · by markomalley · 56 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/23/2013
    (snip) Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), who chairs a House subcommittee on border security, called Pfeiffer a “demagogic self-serving political hack who can’t even be elected to a parent advisory committee, much less Congress.” (snip) Pfeiffer had tweeted a link to an editorial in La Opinion, a Southern California newspaper aimed at Latinos, that was critical of Cantor’s proposal. The piece “nails the cruel hypocrisy of the GOP immigration plan: allow some kids to stay but deport their parents,” Pfeiffer wrote. Gowdy’s comments came at the end of an hours-long hearing and as he was thanking four witnesses for being constructive...
  • WATCH: Dan Pfeiffer on IRS scandal: 'The law is irrelevant'

    05/20/2013 2:20:52 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 11 replies
    Video at link
  • Pure Vanity!

    05/20/2013 6:43:17 AM PDT · by BobNative · 8 replies
    Vanity | May 20, 2013 | Self
    Dan Pfeiffer was so arrogant yesterday, he and other White House Staff Members need a dose of reality from "the Little People!" Does anyone have telephone numbers and eMail addresses for key White House Staffers? If so, please provide this information for our Free Republic Friends. Many Thanks. God bless You and God bless America!
  • Republicans Ripping White House's Dan Pfeiffer - "The Legality Of IRS Targeting Is 'Irrelevant'"

    05/20/2013 5:20:39 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 47 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 19, 2013 | Brett LoGiurato
    Republicans Are Ripping The White House's Dan Pfeiffer For Saying The Legality Of IRS Targeting Is 'Irrelevant' Brett LoGiurato | May 19, 2013 Republicans are ripping White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer this morning for referring to the legality of the IRS' inappropriate targeting of conservative groups as "irrelevant." But Pfeiffer said that to reinforce the White House's assertion that the IRS' behavior is inexcusable. "I can’t speak to the law here. The law is irrelevant," Pfeiffer said on ABC's "This Week,"
  • Pfeiffer: Republicans owe Susan Rice an 'apology' [for what?” ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked]

    05/19/2013 9:35:31 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 37 replies
    Pfeiffer: Republicans owe Susan Rice an 'apology' By MACKENZIE WEINGER | 5/19/13 12:07 PM EDT White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer on Sunday said Republicans “owe” U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice “an apology” for saying she misled the country in the wake of the Benghazi attack. “Frankly, I think that many of the Republicans who had been talking about this, now that they’ve seen the emails, owe Ambassador Rice an apology for the things they’ve said about her in the wake of the attack,” Pfeiffer said on ABC’s “This Week.” “Apology for what?” ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked. “For accusing her of...