Obama hires longtime Dem press aide to handle healthcare communications

Stephanie Cutter, a longtime Democratic press operative, will start work in early May as special assistant to President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaRepublican senator expects Trump will 'embrace' GOP platform Frustration with White House builds in Hispanic caucus Giuliani touts Trump as true candidate of 'hope' MORE for special projects. She’ll be handling communications on the implementation of the new law.

“Stephanie is one of the most respected professionals in public affairs and has an innate understanding of the nexus between policy and communications,” Obama said in a statement. “She’s also a veteran of the White House, and I’m thrilled to have her on board in this new role.”

Cutter, a veteran of both the Clinton and Obama White Houses, served this president at the Treasury Department during his transition, and helped guide the media message for the successful confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

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Cutter was also first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaClinton rules out Sanders while playing 'who'd you rather' to chose running mate First Nigerian girl taken by Boko Haram rescued WATCH: Obama accidentally steps on First Lady's dress at state dinner MORE’s chief of staff during the presidential campaign, and she has worked on Capitol Hill for Democrats like Sen. John KerryJohn KerryAn all-female ticket? Not in 2016 GOP senator calls for China to crack down on illegal opioid Obamas to live in home of former Clinton press secretary: report MORE (Mass.), Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidHillary's ObamaCare problem Sanders tests Wasserman Schultz Nearly 400 House bills stuck in Senate limbo MORE (Nev.) and the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (Mass.).


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