Let “POTUS Halloween Costume Watch 2013” begin…
President Obama has typically shied away from getting in on the costumed-fun on Oct. 31, donning a fall getup (sweater and slacks) most years to welcome trick-or-treaters to the White House.
Obama isn’t the only West Wing resident to forgo wearing an alter ego’s outfit on Halloween. While Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaWhite House: Obama has 'no plans' for media career after leaving office Obamas light their final White House Christmas tree Tom Ford declined to dress Melania Trump 'years ago' MORE wore a leopard-print top and fuzzy ears to celebrate the spooky holiday back in 2009, she hardly went full-on with her cat costume.
The first lady traded her feline wardrobe for non-costumed clothing in the following years, opting for regular apparel on Halloween.
The Obamas are poised to greet local children and military families at the White House for trick-or-treating on Thursday evening.