The President Obama left the bubble of the White House for a burger at lunchtime. The schedule oringinally said lunch for the President and Vice President would be in the Oval Office. The Obama Biden lunch ultimately took a motorcade through the streets of DC and into Arlington, Virginia to a strip mall and Ray’s Hell Burger. President Obama and the Vice President stood at the counter and ordered their lunch, burgers. The President ordered a basic cheddar cheese burger with just mustard. The Vice President ordered a burger with Jalapeño.
President Obama and the Vice President discuss matters at a table for two at Ray’s Hell Burger.
A small handful of reporters who took the President up on his offer, enjoyed the burgers. Linda Feldman the reporter for Christian Science Monitor.
According to Linda’s pool report some reporters declined to accept a burger, but others didn’t want to seem ungracious, so burgers were ordered. The five who did order have already made donations to charity, in lieu of attempting to reimburse The President of the United States. Reporters remind, the President has fed the press before, such as during his campaign when he bought ice cream.