Police: White House Staffer Arrested for Firing Shot at Lover

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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD – An Obama White House staffer is on leave after she allegedly fired a gun at her boyfriend during a domestic dispute. Her boyfriend, by the way, just happens to be a U.S. Capitol Police officer.

Oh, and it was HIS gun that she used!

According to cops in Maryland, Barvetta Singletary thought her man was messing around. So, she grabbed his cell phone and demanded his password. He refused. That’s when police say Singletary grabbed the officer’s service weapon, pointed it at him and said, “You taught me how to use this; don’t think I won’t use it.”

Police say she fired the gun once, but missed.

Her beau booked it and called for backup. She was arrested and charged with first and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

Singletary is a special assistant to President Obama House legislative affairs liaison, whose job is to build good relationships with Congress. Maybe this could explain why Obama has such a hard time with them!