The Interview that Started the Spat Between Obama Aides Axelrod and Cutter
9:55 AM, Aug 20, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
According to a new ebook by Glenn Thrush, President Barack Obama's top political adviser, David Axelrod, had a spat with Stephanie Cutter, deputy campaign manager for the president's reelection campaign.
"If there was a flash point, it came in March, according to three people close to the situation," writes Thrush. "Axelrod got wind that a producer at a network morning show had been asking for him to appear – only to be told by a junior staffer that Cutter, who had been conspicuously upping her TV appearances, could substitute."
Well, according to a Nexis search of morning shows in March, the only one Cutter appeared on was CNN's Starting Point to discuss the Obamacare decision.
This appears to have been the interview that set Axelrod off at Cutter:
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