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Inside the White House: Pippa Malmgren on politics, property and George W

George W Bush’s former economic adviser tells EG why Washington is darker than anyone can imagine and warns that the current economic climate is starting to make people feel “sick to their stomach”


“Looking back, I realise the sacrifice I made as a woman to succeed in Washington. I completely turned off my femininity.”

As the former economic adviser to George W Bush, Pippa Malmgren is no stranger to controversy. But even she is aware of the potential fall-out from the statement she has just made. “I know people will be shocked by that,” she says in a slow DC drawl. “It is…

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