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Our next guest says the president Obama's most trusted advisors Valerie Jarrett.
Has a mysterious hold over the president and the First Lady and has influenced the president to make some.
Here's how the president describes his relationship with senior advisor Valerie Jarrett.
Valerie is one of my oldest friends over time I think our relationship evolved to the point where she's like -- sibling to me I trust her completely.
So who is Valerie Jarrett and why does she have such an influence on President Obama.
Ed Klein is the author of the soon to be number one -- your -- best seller the amateur.
Barack Obama in the White House good morning to morning nice to have you can graduate years on the book thank you but she has unique power yeah.
Somebody working inside the White House.
We haven't seen anything like this in modern presidential history.
One person who's the best friend of the First Lady and the soul mate of the president who is the last person to leave the Oval Office separate meeting.
Goes upstairs to the family quarters -- dinner with the president.
Goes on vacation with them has his -- Is de facto.
President of the United States wow that is big well let's talk about her resonate initiate the resonate and this job -- she doesn't but what she does have.
Is the trust of Michelle Obama number one whom she hired in Chicago.
And the president who uses -- is gatekeeper.
Who she keeps away people who might come in.
And in some way embarrass the president.
Try to get him to do things that he doesn't want to do she she should the radar.
Rate for the president and the First Lady.
-- -- you referred to in your book you talk about she -- also been responsible for much of the incompetence and amateurism.
That have been the hallmarks of Obama's time in office talk about some of the things.
The seal team six raid that killed Osama bin Laden this is the one time.
That the president that I know -- didn't take her advice for months.
She argued that he should not send the seal team and there because she was afraid that if it didn't work.
It would be a political disaster for him.
She did not take crude device that one time and things worked out very nicely and that's the biggest thing and -- -- administration tries.
They were gonna hang their hat on health care but David Axelrod said Mr.
President don't do it and she said.
Do it go for broke you came here to engineers social change in this country I mean she's -- very very liberal person.
And she for instance urged him.
Two put that mandates on church related organizations.
Write that were required to give.
Free health care for contraceptives.
For -- was against the advice of Joseph Biden the vice president against the advice to bill -- Bill Daley brought cardinal Dolan.
Into the Oval Office to try to get the president to reverse himself and when Valerie Jarrett heard that she went to the president -- -- stack.
And bill Daley was shortly.
Ushered out more powerful than -- then that's -- that a lot of people were curious why on earth.
With the -- United States have gone to Copenhagen to push for the Summer Olympics to go to Chicago was she used to work for mayor Daley the mayor of Chicago is their connection.
A big connection because.
If the Olympics had gone to Chicago there were billions of dollars that would have been spent on building Olympic.
The president did take her advice to go to Copenhagen.
And of course -- we know we came back with egg on his face because we didn't get the Olympics.
-- a real quickly -- before you go the mainstream media is really ignored the amount of influence this woman for Chicago has over this administration.
It isn't quite amazing because.
She is really ground central bureau ground zero in the White House and that the administration.
Followed her advice and the mainstream media has largely ignored it.
No kidding all right -- read all about her in the amateur Barack Obama in the White House.
A client we thank you very much for dressed -- thank you so much.
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