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Offline Rapunzel

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President Obama, Michelle Obama Surprise White House Tour Visitors
By Alyana Alfaro
|  Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013  |  Updated 2:14 PM EST



Visitors to the White House are unexpectedly getting the opportunity to meet the President and First Lady.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed visitors to the White House Tuesday to celebrate the first tours of the building in seven months.

Due to across-the-board budget cuts, the presidential dwelling closed its doors to visitors in March. Now, tours have resumed, albeit on a limited basis.

As visitors filed in, they were greeted by handshakes from Barack and Michelle Obama and sniffs from the family's two Portuguese water dogs, Sunny and Bo.


"We are happy to have the tours back," the first lady said to one visitor.

Tour groups were not informed that they would be meeting the president and his wife.

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According to a statement from WhiteHouse.gov, the meet and greet is an example of President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama making it a "priority to open the White House to young people, military families, and Americans of all ages."
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"You got a day out of school?" the first lady asked two children visiting with their father as they entered. "Tell your teacher you learned something."

Video of the impromptu welcome is available on the White House website or you can watch it here:

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Re: President Obama, Michelle Obama Surprise White House Tour Visitors
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2013, 06:31:49 PM »
The gaul of these people....again it is all about them.


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Re: President Obama, Michelle Obama Surprise White House Tour Visitors
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2013, 09:21:09 AM »
Just wandering around with nothing to do. I'd like to play golf, but the boys all are busy. Call the WH kitchen and have them send up some nachos? Eh, what the heck, let's stretch the ol' legs and roam the WH hallways, always fun. Hey! What's that group of people doing here? Huh? Oh, heh heh, well, time to act like we give a rat's rear end about common folk.  Mooch, you do the talking, though. They give me the creeps.
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Re: President Obama, Michelle Obama Surprise White House Tour Visitors
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2013, 10:16:54 AM »

Mah laig is beginnin ta tingle...


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