A White House official photo released November 27, 2009 shows President Barack Obama greeting Michaele, center, and Tareq Salahi during a receiving line in the Blue Room of the White House before the State Dinner with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, of India on November 24, 2009. The two aspiring reality TV stars say they did not gatecrash the state. The Secret Service meanwhile issued an unusual mea culpa for the security lapse, with the director saying the agency was "embarrassed" by the incident.
The White House photo by Samantha Appleton
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