In The Know

Obama pops in on Girl Scout campout at White House lawn

Getty Images
A Girl Scout leader declared to President Obama during a first-of-its-kind White House campout that he’s “very in touch” with his feminine side — and he agrees.
Obama, sporting a pair of jeans, made a surprise appearance on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday night, as 50 Girl Scouts sat with Michelle Obama around a makeshift campfire comprised of lanterns. The overnight campout was to promote the first lady’s “Let’s Move Outside” initiative.
{mosads}After a round of campfire songs, one of the group’s leaders suggested the president was “our sister too,” according to a White House pool report. The commander in chief corrected her, saying he was their “brother.”
The leader then told Obama he’s “very in touch with your feminine side. That’s what makes you so wonderful.”
“Clearly,” Obama quipped back.
After about 20 minutes of yukking it up with the Scouts, Obama told the youngsters, “I’ve got to work. I’m not allowed to have fun.” But following a group hug with the Girl Scouts, Obama, who has two teenage daughters, appeared to go into “dad mode.”
“You guys better clean up this mess — when I wake up in the morning,” he jested.
“I’m teasing. You guys will be still be here.”
Tags Michelle Obama
See all Hill.TV See all Video

Most Popular

Load more


See all Video