By Christina Wilkie - 02/08/11 12:20 AM EST
Outside of Arlington, Texas, the hottest ticket in America on Sunday was President Obama’s White House Super Bowl party, and Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) was happy to be there, despite acknowledging that he probably wasn’t invited to “increase the glamour quotient.”
Asked about the menu, Toomey worried he may have disappointed his hostess, first lady Michelle Obama, by noshing on down-market snacks, including chicken wings and a cheeseburger. “I’ve got to tell you what, though — that was a really good cheeseburger and they were great wings.”
Toomey might be happy to know that the rest of the offerings weren’t ultra-gourmet, either: a few types of sausages, deep-dish pizza, potato salad and ice cream were all included on the not-so-healthy menu.
The newly minted senator also weighed in on pop star Jennifer Lopez, who attended the party with her husband, singer Marc Anthony. “I did see her [in person], yes,” Toomey said, pausing when asked how J. Lo looks in real life. “She did — she did her job in increasing the glamour quotient. She had that covered totally.”