Breaking: Pres. Obama’s communications adviser Anita Dunn is leaving the White House, reports The Washington Post.
It was Dunn who escalated the White House’s verbal assaults on Fox News last month saying on CNN, “The reality of it is that Fox News often operates almost as either the research arm or the communications arm of the Republican Party.”
Chris Cillizza reports Dunn’s deputy, Dan Pfeiffer, will take over and that Dunn will remain on as a White House consultant for communications and strategy.
From CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” Oct. 11, 2009: