The White House press secretary complained on Twitter about not being served at the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Va.
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.
After Spicer abruptly quits, Sarah Huckabee Sanders is named to replace him.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former White House press secretary Scott McClellan has dropped yet another bombshell, telling "Hardball" host Chris Matthews on Friday that the Bush administration helped "shape the narrative" of Fox News by passing "taking points" to certain members of Fox's nighttime lineup.