Skip to comments.White House (picnic) serves up a tasty thanks to lawmakers (PICS!)
Posted on 06/08/2010 7:37:28 PM PDT by maggief
WASHINGTON Members of Congress lined up near a fire pit on the South Lawn on Tuesday to eat Northwest-style salmon while others chomped down on Midwest-style hot dogs.
It was all part of the White House's annual congressional picnic, and this year the event featured foods from regions across the country for a "Tastes of the States" theme.
President Barack Obama, standing next to first lady Michelle Obama, told lawmakers he wanted to thank them for their "incredible devotion to the country, regardless of party." As part of the event, every member of Congress is invited, along with their families.
Obama said the nation has seen a tough few years and "that's meant that Congress has had to do more on a whole range of issues." The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico means more pressure to work together and with the administration to dealing with the crisis, he said.
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Urkel goes grillin.
I think the Obamas deserve a party. It’s been so long since they’ve had one.
It’s good to be king.
Obama likes to party all the time
party all the tiiiiime
The peasants can eat dog food while we the Nobility enjoy the last of the nation’s seafood.
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This crap as got to stop this country is in shambles and the celebrate Im beyond pissed
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Let them eat cake!
Chewie: "I'm so proud of America now that I can have concerts totaling 10 million dollars at our White Hut over the last year"
Geez, it’s tough looking at these people.
The pics don’t look like a party where 535 folks, their spouses, and their children, showed up, does it?
All members of congress or just a select group of groupies?
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