Federal Employee Who Confronted Obama at Town Hall Hears Back from the White House

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By on May 13, 2011 in Current Events with 74 Comments

If you were looking for a federal job, would you like to have the White House staff acting as your headhunter? Federal employee Karin Gallo, who confronted President Obama this week at a town hall meeting seems to have found herself in this situation.

Gallo asked the President “What would you do if you were me?,” referring to her situation of recently getting laid off from her federal job. Although he didn’t directly answer Gallo’s question, President Obama did say “Maybe we can have a conversation afterwards.”

Although Gallo didn’t talk directly with the President, she did get contacted by the White House Deputy Chief of Staff who offered to help her.

Gallo shared her story and the details of the conversation with the White House staffer on the CBS Early Show in the video below.


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