President Barack Obama and his new interim White House Chief of Staff Pete Rouse, center, look on as outgoing Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, right, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Photo by: Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Barack Obama and his new interim White House Chief of Staff Pete Rouse, center, look on as outgoing Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, right, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)