White House Staffer Under Arrest After Fight With Boyfriend

Barvetta Singletary faces assault charges for allegedly firing her boyfriend's service weapon at him during a heated argument. The White House has put her on unpaid leave pending investigation into the situation. Her boyfriend is a Capitol police officer.
1:54 | 08/11/15

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Also this morning, white house assistant on leave, arrested and charged with grabbing her boyfriend's gun, a U.S. Capitol police officer and firing a shot at him during a heated argument. Jim Avila is at the white house. Reporter: Most of the white house including the president are on vacation, but one white house staffer may not be coming back after her arrest, charged with domestic violence. Barvetta Singletary, proudest moment, air force one behind her after being promoted, special assistant to the president of the United States. This may be her worst moment, this mugshot, when the white house staffer was arrested with first and second degree assault and reckless endangerment after firing a gun at her boyfriend. Local prosecutors say she invited the victim to her house in D.C., the couple engaged in a brief sexual encounter after Singletary questioned him about another girl, she demanded the boyfriend's cell phone, then reached into the bag where she grabbed his phone and a weapon, when he wouldn't reveal his passwords, she's accused of pointing the gun at him and say, don't think I won't use it. She allegedly fired in his direction. The white house confirmed that Singletary is under investigation saying we are aware of the manner and temporarily placed the employee in question on unpaid leave and revoked her access to the white house complex. The white house staffer is now on bail, she has been charged with domestic violence. As for the officer involved he was not charged but capitol police say are investigate zblg thank you. Turning now to that toxic

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