Posted 33 days ago
President Biden's newly anointed campaign chair previously had a few choice words about Republicans, calling them a "bunch of fu--ers" while praising Biden's calls for unity.
Biden's team announced on Tuesday that Jennifer O'Malley Dillon, Biden's deputy chief of staff, would pivot from her White House role to his re-election campaign to help steer its operations. The team also said Mike Donilon, a senior White House adviser, would shift to his political arm as its chief strategist.
O'Malley Dillon was not shy about her thoughts on Republicans during a December 2020 interview with Glamour after coming off her stint as Biden's campaign manager.
"The president-elect was able to connect with people over this sense of unity," O'Malley Dillon said at the time. "In the primary, people would mock him, like, 'You think you can work with Republicans?' I'm not saying they're not a bunch of f---ers. Mitch McConnell is terrible. But this sense that you couldn't wish for that, you couldn't wish for this bipartisan ideal? He rejected that."
"From start to finish, he set out with this idea that unity was possible, that together we are stronger, that we, as a country, need healing, and our politics needs that too," she continued.
O'Malley Dillon has also projected extreme views on firearms on social media, previously saying all guns should be taken off the street while responding to a tweet from failed Texas senatorial, gubernatorial and presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke regarding a baby shot in the face.... (Read more)