Posts Tagged ‘white house’

Fire Chief to Secret Service: We Can Still Save The President

LL's column this week, which you've naturally already read, details how Tower 3—the District fire truck specifically designated to rescue the president and the first family from a White House blaze—is currently in very poor shape.
But Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe said on the The Kojo Nnamdi Show today that he'd reached out to the U.S. [...]

Still No Obama Help for Fenty

Reporters traveling on Air Force One today asked White House spokesman Bill Burton why President Barack Obama hadn't responded to Adrian Fenty's plea for help. Burton's response, as reported by The Hill's Sam Youngman, today's pool reporter, wasn't exactly warm and fuzzy:
The president doesn't get involved in every single race.
Translated out of White House spokesman-speak, [...]