WHITE HOUSE: Obama officials discuss cheddar, aliens on 'Big Block of Cheese Day' Robin Bravender, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 If Gina McCarthy could put a big block of cheese in the White House lobby today, she'd pick Vermont cheddar. Please subscribe to E&ENews PM to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.