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28 Feb 2010 11:48


Politics: Embattled Obama staffer Desiree Rogers gets some Chicago love

  • There’s only one group responsible for the security for the White House and the Presidency… the Secret Service. Let’s stop blaming her for anybody walking in there because no one can stop anyone with the exception of the Secret Service.
  • Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley • Offering a spirited defense of White House social secretary Desiree Rogers, who’s resigning next month in the wake of the Tareq and Michaele Salahi gate-crashing, which outshone Obama’s first state dinner. Rogers was criticized for not putting anyone at the entrance where the Salahis crashed through. But not by Daley, who was her former boss. source

09 Dec 2009 20:56


U.S.: The Salahis DID get an invitation to testify in front of Congress

  • yes Tareq Salahi has to testify before a House panel that focuses on homeland security.
  • yes Michaele Salahi has to join him in the testimony. She got one more vote than her husband.
  • no Social secretary Desirée Rogers gets to stay home. Rep. Peter King is disappointed. source