KEVIN FREKING / The Associated PressJun 24, 2018
The White House press secretary is made to leave the Red Hen in Lexington, Va., because she works for President Trump, and the incident has set off a fierce debate. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 18, 2017
Several White House officials indicate the president may keep him behind the scenes and put deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in front of the cameras more often. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Common Dreams staff / Common DreamsMay 12, 2017
The White House press secretary demurs when asked if there are "recording devices in the Oval Office" and claims the president's "tapes" tweet about James Comey "speaks for itself." Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 29, 2011
When Robert Gibbs left his White House post as the Obama administration's chief communicator, he made some vague noises about his plans for the future beyond maintaining loose professional ties with his former boss. Now it looks as though he may join another powerful institution: Facebook. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 28, 2011
As White House press secretary Robert Gibbs prepares to assume the vaguely defined role of outside consultant to Barack Obama's next campaign, the president has picked Gibbs' replacement in Jay Carney, who has already run in Obama's close circles. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 6, 2011
Wednesday was a big day on Capitol Hill, what with the 112th Congress convening with a Republican at the helm of the House and with the announcement of a significant change in the Obama administration: Press secretary Robert Gibbs will leave his post in February. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 19, 2009
Although news wires buzzed Monday with reports that President Obama had changed his tune when it came to pushing for the government to make a public health care option available to give private insurance companies competition, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs begged to differ during a press conference Tuesday. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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