Tales from the Trail

Washington chatter: who loses job over security scares?

January 5, 2010

It’s the question ricocheting around Washington: which official gets to step down for family reasons or to pursue other opportunities after recent security scares?

White House defends social secretary in gate-crasher flap, couple declines to testify

December 2, 2009

INDIA-USA/White House spokesman Robert Gibbs today defended the White House social secretary, Desiree Rogers, in the controversy surrounding how a Virginia couple managed to wangle their way into President Barack Obama’s state dinner for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last week.