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WHITE HOUSE

Obama 'Slow-Jams' the News

President Obama "slow-jammed" the news on Tuesday during a taping of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

"I'm President Barack Obama, and I, too, want to slow-jam the news," the president said when he appeared on the set, according to pool reports.

 

Fallon often invites his guests to talk through current events to background music, mixing the seriousness with Fallon's riffs on the topic.

As "moody, bluesy background music" played behind him, Obama stuck to his script, according to pool reports, calling on Congress to keep a lid on the interest rates for federal student loans.

During his interview with Fallon, the Obama was also asked about the Secret Service scandal.

 

"The Secret Service, these guys are incredible," Obama said. "They protect me, they protect our girls. A couple of knuckleheads shouldn't detract from what they do. What they were thinking, I don't know. That's why they're not there anymore."

 

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