05/14/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Rahm Emanuel Tells Bret Baier: White House Senior Staff Watches "Special Report" Every Night

Bret Baier has been covering the White House and national politics for a decade. Yet even he still experiences surreal moments with the most powerful people in Washington.

The anchor of "Special Report with Bret Baier" recently ran into Rahm Emanuel, chief of staff for President Barack Obama. Emanuel told Baier, a former WRAL reporter, he was doing a great job since replacing Brit Hume as anchor on the Fox News Channel program on Jan. 5.

Emanuel told Baier the White House senior staff watches his show every night.

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