At this time next year, it’s possible Eric Fehrnstrom’s telephone number will be among the most valuable commodities in Washington, D.C.
The Republican consultant is serving as a senior political adviser to presumptive GOP White House nominee Mitt Romney and Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.). If both candidates manage to survive tough battles and win in November.
Fehrnstrom might be in the unique position of having both the president and an influential Senator on speed dial. In a town that determines power according to access and relationships, Fehrnstrom would rank.
“Not only would he become the next Karl Rove on a national scale, he would be sought after as the Republican operative who cracked the code in the Northeast,” a D.C.-based GOP operative said.