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Gibbs Calls WH Advisor a Paid Liar

'Honesty--you can only go so far in Washington when you're employed.'

11:14 AM, Mar 16, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Dan Pfeiffer, an advisor to President Obama, wasn't telling the truth:

"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 Senate, turnout the lights because the party's over," said Gibbs on NBC this morning.

NBC host David Gregory asked, "Is the Senate in danger?"

"Definitely," said Gibbs. "Absolutely."

"How come Dan Pfeiffer didn't say it?" asked Gregory, referring to Pfeiffer's appearance on the show earlier in broadcast.

"I did the same thing a few years ago on your show and I still have tire tracks from Nancy Pelosi for saying what I thought. Honesty--you can only go so far in Washington when you're employed. As a consultant I can say all these things now," said Gibbs.

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