Robert Gibbs

Latest Robert Gibbs Items
  • Former Time journalist to be Obama press secretary

    President Barack Obama has chosen Jay Carney, the communications chief to Vice President Joe Biden and a former Time magazine journalist, to be the next White House press secretary.

  • Egyptian riot police clash with anti-government activists in Cairo on Wednesday. The activists clashed with police for a second day Wednesday in defiance of an official ban on any protests. (Associated Press)

    U.S. supports Egyptians' right to demonstrate

    The Obama administration on Wednesday voiced its support for the Egyptian people's rights to freedom of expression and assembly, as a second day of protests in Cairo saw police using tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators.

  • President Barack Obama speaks before offering a toast as he and first lady Michelle Obama, not seen, host China's President Hu Jintao for a State Dinner, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama predicts Bears win against Packers

    President Barack Obama is predicting that his hometown Chicago Bears will defeat their rivals, the Green Bay Packers, 20-17 in Sunday's NFC championship game.

  • White House press secretary Robert Gibbs gestures during the daily briefing at the White House on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Gibbs says he's leaving White House

    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says he is resigning his job as the president's chief spokesman.

  • White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, who joined President Obama's staff when Mr. Obama was running for the U.S. Senate, announces Wednesday that he will join other high-ranking staffers leaving the presidential staff. (Associated Press)

    Gibbs joins parade to White House door

    Saying he simply needed a break, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs on Wednesday added his name to a growing list of West Wing staff departures as President Obama restocks the team that will help him deal with newly resurgent congressional Republicans and prepare for a 2012 re-election bid.

  • Presidential press secretary Robert Gibbs gestures during the daily briefing at the White House on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Gibbs: No big changes in Cabinet expected

    Don't look for any big changes in President Obama's Cabinet as the new year gets under way.

  • Obama likely to name new economic adviser


  • Associated Press
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses U.S. troops while visiting Forward Operating Base Howz-E-Madad in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Dec. 8.

    Afghan report to fault Pakistan safe havens

    The Obama administration will identify Pakistan's continuing support for terrorist havens and the absence of good governance in Afghanistan as key factors that are undermining U.S. and coalition efforts in Afghanistan.

  • WH: Health care case does not create uncertainty

    The White House says it disagrees with a Virginia judge's ruling declaring a key provision of President Barack Obama's health care law unconstitutional. But officials say it does not create uncertainty about the implementation of the law's provisions.

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