A complex weekend for administration officials — especially NCTC chief Michael Leiter

May 2, 2011

(Jason Reed/Reuters)

What did the first lady know, and when did she know it? We still have no idea (though for the record, she arrived at the MacArthur Boulevard seafood place around 7:30; she and three female friends enjoyed the halibut, the clams and the Rhode Island golden tile fish).


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But you know who had a really complicated weekend?

U.S. National Counterterrorism Center director Michael Leiter, who balanced the crisis-time duties at work while also. . . getting married.


Michael Leiter on Capitol Hill last fall. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

But the morning after the ceremony, he was at work all day Sunday, we’re told. Leiter — who was criticized last year for lingering on a ski vacation after the underwear-bomber incident — has also postponed his honeymoon.

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