President Obama made a surprise visit to a Starbucks on Monday, but reportedly skipped coffee in favor of tea while he was at the caffeine lover’s mecca.
The commander in chief, accompanied by chief of staff Denis McDonoughDenis McDonoughSunday shows preview: McMaster hits circuit for second straight week Obama chief of staff: 'The president cannot order a wiretap' Obama's chief of staff joins foundation with focus on jobs MORE, strolled suit-jacket-less from the White House to a nearby Starbucks on Monday afternoon for a beverage break.
While Obama bought a Venti-sized tea, McDonough was seen walking with two drinks — one in each hand.
No word on what type of tea the president preferred.
It’s not the first time Obama has ventured outside the confines of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. for a stroll around town. Last month, he took a brief walk from the White House to the Interior Department for an event. He also uttered “The bear is loose” during that outing, just as he did on Monday.