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“The Most Popular Person in the White House” — Besides The Obamas

lola_2-9b.jpgCNN’s Lola Ogunnaike had an exclusive interview that has aired multiple times today with Desiree Rogers, the first African-American White House social secretary. When she first got to the White House “I got lost a lot,” she said, but now she has settled in.

She says there is a different atmosphere among the staff. “This is going to be more casual — maybe we don’t need as much glassware or silverware,” she said.

Ogunnaike got a tour of the Super Bowl room as well. “It’s America, so we really did celebrate America. We had popcorn, we had lots of cookies,” said Rogers of the event.

Click continued to see the interview (including a “Magic Wall” reference)…


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