June 11, 2014 at 03:29AM
By Deepak verma
That’s MY President . . . just kickin’ it . . . with the Secretary of Education! #micdrop
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Barack Obama and his education secretary, Arne Duncan, had lunch Tuesday at an Alexandria, Virginia, neighborhood known for its good restaurants.
The White House says Obama went to FireFlies Restaurant because the owner wrote him earlier this year and asked him to come try the best burger around.
Obama said after lunch that he was “very happy” with the burger.
Burger runs are becoming somewhat of a regular thing for Obama. Last month, he and Vice President Joe Biden surprised diners at a Shake Shack burger restaurant in Dupont Circle.
But his unscheduled outings are hardly limited to just getting a burger. Obama left the White House on foot Monday and went to a nearby Starbucks with his chief of staff.
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House Speaker John Boehner declined to join the growing calls for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Thursday, a day after a damning watchdog report found that problems racking the agency were widespread and had been identified four years ago.
“I’m going to continue to reserve judgment on General Shinseki,” Boehner said at a news conference. “The question I ask myself is him resigning going to get us to the bottom of the problem? Is it going to help us find out what’s really going on? And the answer I keep getting is no. The real issue here is that the President is the one who should be held accountable. … For the President to say that he didn’t know anything about it is rather shocking. The President is going to have to step up here.”
The House overwhelmingly passed a bill last week that would give…
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