People who have worked with the GOP former executives say friction runs through their relationship dating back to John McCain’s presidential bid. Others have a different view.
Meg Whitman, left, and Carly Fiorina celebrate winning the state Republican primary with a post-election rally in Anaheim. Their spokespeople say rumors of a rift between them are untrue. (Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times / June 9, 2010)
By Maeve Reston and Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times
July 11, 2010
One Saturday in early 2008, the top economic advisors to then-presidential candidate John McCain gathered at his Virginia headquarters to hash out the details of a major economic address.
The attendees included Carly Fiorina, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard who had supported McCain from the campaign’s earliest days, and Meg Whitman, the former head of EBay who had recently joined the team after her first choice, Mitt Romney, dropped his bid for the White House.
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