Top adviser: Obama had no scandals while president
By Jennifer Calfas –
The Hill 01/01/17 09:43 PM EST
One of President Obama top advisers touted the president’s record as free of controversy and scandal on Sunday, as he nears the end of his second term.
“The president prides himself on the fact that his administration hasn’t had a scandal and he hasn’t done something to embarrass himself,” Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett said on CNN on Sunday, as reported by the New York Post.
“That’s because that’s who he is — that’s who they are — and I think that’s what really resonates with the American people,” Jarrett added.
Jarrett’s comments were met with criticism, the Post reported.
Tom Fitton, executive director of a watchdog group that has filed several lawsuits targeting the Obama administration, called her comments “delusional.”
“The Obama administration has a scandal rap sheet longer than…
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