Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett 'was the architect of President's handling of the shutdown because she was the one to tell him not to negotiate'
By Meghan Keneally
PUBLISHED: 00:56 EST, 16 October 2013 | UPDATED: 07:24 EST, 16 October 2013
Republicans have largely been blamed for the ongoing government shut down but a new theory points the finger at President Obama's longtime advisor Valerie Jarrett.
Author Ed Klein believes that Jarrett was the 'architect' of the approach that President Obama has taken with the budget battle.
The New York Post reports that Klein says that it was during a late-night strategy session that Jarrett held with the President in the residence where they came up the idea that he would not negotiate.
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