Former President ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaBiden on Bob Dole: 'among the greatest of the Greatest Generation' Moving beyond the era of American exceptionalism The bully who pulls the levers of Trump's mind never learns MORE surprised staffers with doughnuts at a Democratic campaign office in Virginia on Monday.
Obama and Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineLiberty University professor charged with alleged sexual battery and abduction of student Senate parliamentarian looms over White House spending bill Menendez jabs State official over Colombian group's terror designation MORE (D-Va.) brought doughnuts to the staff at a Fairfax campaign office during an event to support Virginia Democrats.
The former president was met with a loud round of applause as he displayed the box of treats “especially approved” by former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson Obama'Car guy' Biden puts his spin on the presidency Poll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run Son gives emotional tribute to Colin Powell at service MORE, who was known for promoting healthy eating.
“She knows all of you have been working so hard,” Obama told the staffers. "You've been moving, so you're allowed to have a little, little treat."
"Either this crowd likes you or they like doughnuts,” Kaine joked.
A box of doughnuts in hand, former President Barack Obama is greeted by a cheering staff at a Fairfax campaign office as he participates in an event for Virginia Democrats.— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) November 5, 2018
"Either this crowd likes you or they like doughnuts," Sen. Tim Kaine says https://t.co/AfEIFrfeM5 pic.twitter.com/Rs5HIBg0EX
Obama was in Virginia with Kaine and Jennifer Wexton, the Democratic candidate running in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.
Kaine, the 2016 Democratic vice presidential nominee, has held a double-digit lead over Republican Corey Stewart in the Senate race.
Wexton is also carrying a 13-point lead over incumbent Rep. Barbara ComstockBarbara Jean ComstockThe Memo: Never Trumpers sink into gloom as Gonzalez bows out Sunday shows preview: States deal with fallout of Ida; Texas abortion law takes effect The Memo: Trump pours gas on tribalism with Jan. 6 rewrite MORE (R) ahead of Tuesday’s elections.