WH nervously denies Rahmbo cut-and-run.

    Given that the Telegraph report came out yesterday afternoon, it’s amazing that they’ve gone to the trouble of denying it before the start of business hours today. And to Fox, no less. The White House Monday dismissed reports that Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel plans to leave his post after becoming frustrated with the Obama administration as “ludicrous.” [snip] In response to the report, a | Read More »

    WH nervously denies Rahmbo cut-and-run.

    Given that the Telegraph report came out yesterday afternoon, it’s amazing that they’ve gone to the trouble of denying it before the start of business hours today. And to Fox, no less. The White House Monday dismissed reports that Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel plans to leave his post after becoming frustrated with the Obama administration as “ludicrous.” [snip] In response to the report, a | Read More »

    The Fingerprints of “Rahmbo”

    Of course, “Rahmbo’s” fingerprints are all over this. President-elect Barack Obama is a product of Chicago politics, and despite being elevated to the highest political post in the nation, he cannot seem to crawl completely out of that particular gutter. His carefully selected chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, has been operating under the Chicago rules even as he helps Obama plan to bring Chicago’s politics | Read More »

    Rahmbo can’t stand the heat

    Obama chief of staff Rahm Emmanuel, the object of increased media attention (see here and here), complained this morning that he wouldn’t go to his job in the transition team office. Emmanuel said he was staying inside the house to duck the gaggle of reporters anxious to ask him if he had contact with disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, a Democrat, about the Senate seat vacated by Barack | Read More »