President Barack Obama’s Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett was removed from the president’s vicinity after he flopped during his first debate with Republican candidate Mitt Romney, according to Politico’s Glenn Thrush and Jonathan Martin’s e-book.
White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett was profiled earlier this week in the New York Times, where the heir to a Chicago real-estate fortune is described as “the single most influential person in the Obama White House.” Sources revealed she has been dubbed “the Night Stalker” by White House staffers. Jarrett’s penchant for following President Obama from the West Wing to the residence earned her the title, according to the Times.
Jarrett refused to give up security detail after being asked by two White House officials, report says.
Senior White House adviser and long-time Obama confidant Valerie Jarrett’s role in a number of controversial Chicago housing developments has garnered her investments worth millions of dollars while highlighting the administration’s extensive business ties to presidential donors.