President BidenJoe BidenJill Biden campaigns for McAuliffe in Virginia Fill the Eastern District of Virginia  Biden: Those who defy Jan. 6 subpoenas should be prosecuted MORE made waves on social media on Friday after donning a tan suit during his jobs report announcement in apparent homage to former President ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaJill Biden campaigns for McAuliffe in Virginia Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — Biden administration breaks down climate finance roadmap Pelosi hilariously scolds media for not 'selling' .5T spending bill: 'Do a better job' MORE.

BBC News correspondent Tara McKelvey pointed out the similarities in the presidential attire in a Friday tweet.
"Here in the East Room, I’m listening to the president. The subjects are serious - the economy, vaccinations, jobs - but it’s hard to focus, since I was so distracted by his TAN SUIT," she cheekily wrote.


Obama sparked controversy in 2014 when he went viral for wearing a tan suit during a press conference addressing the nation on Russia and ISIS.

His wardrobe of choice shocked several pundits and media outlets, sparking a polarizing conversation on presidential attire.

Former Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) slammed the choice at the time, saying that suit showed a “lack of seriousness.”

“There’s no way I don’t think any of us can excuse what the president did yesterday,” he said of the tan suit.