Gibbs Addresses Egypt Pandora’s Box By Jacob Wheeler | February 1, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on DC Subscribe to DC President Barack Obama talks on the phone with President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt in the Oval Office, Jan. 28, 2011. Vice President Joe Biden listens at left, and the PresidentÕs National Security team confer in the background. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) White House press secretary Robert Gibbs took reporters’ questions yesterday, mostly concerning Egypt, where democracy demonstrations have entered a second week and could over thrown the Mubarak government — a longtime ally of the United States. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.