Barack Obama's Christmas Gift: Michelle Obama Keeping President's Present A Secret

Posted: Updated:
BARACK OBAMA CHRISTMAS
AP

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama is keeping mum on what she plans to get President Barack Obama for Christmas.

Joined by first dog Bo, Mrs. Obama read "A Visit From St. Nicholas" to children at Children's National Medical Center in Washington.

One child asked what she plans to give the president. Pointing to news cameras, Mrs. Obama said if she says anything, "they're going to print it into the papers tomorrow."

One boy recommended an iPad or an iPad mini. The first lady promised "it will be something nice."

Mrs. Obama did not address Friday's deadly shooting at a Connecticut elementary school and spoke shortly before her husband addressed the nation.

Her visit was part of a tradition by first ladies dating back to Bess Truman.

Also on The Huffington Post

Close
White House Tree Lighting Ceremony 2012
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

No White House Christmas This Year? - Urban Legends

Barack & Michelle Obama: Christmas in Washington Concert ...

Video: Barack Obama and first family light White House Christmas ...

Barack Obama and his family switched on the national christmas ...

National Christmas Tree Lighting: Barack Obama & Family Get ...

A 90-year tradition: Obama lights National Christmas Tree - Holiday ...

Obamas sing Christmas carols at charity concert in Washington ...

Obama family to light National Christmas Tree