Heard on the Hill: Overheard on the Hill

Posted June 8, 2011 at 6:44pm

“I want to welcome back to the White House … the biggest Auburn fan I’ve ever met: My former press secretary, Robert Gibbs, is in the house, along with my main man, Ethan Gibbs, who has inherited the passion for Auburn that his dad had. … Gibbs has his tie and everything.”

— President Barack Obama, ribbing Gibbs on Wednesday during remarks honoring the Auburn University Tigers, the 2010 BCS national champions.