Mr Gibbs had intended to remain within the Obama kitchen cabinet as a presidential counsellor and senior adviser after stepping aside as the public face of the administration next month.
But Mr Daley, a Chicago businessman and politician, is understood to want to break the stranglehold of long-time political cronies on a president who is frequently accused of insularity. MORE...
Saturday, January 08, 2011
Daley reportedly 'denied Robert Gibbs key role'