Does Obama have a personal taster? Republican claims President refused to eat with GOP because his taster wasn’t on hand to approve the food
President Obama took to the Hill this week to mend fences with the GOP but he stopped short of actually breaking bread with conservatives in Congress because he had come without a cup bearer.
The president couldn’t partake in tasting a delicious menu of lobster, potato chips and blueberry pie on Thursday at the Capitol because his taster hadn’t verified the food was safe.
Salivating as the other Senators chowed down on the delicacies, Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins revealed to reporters that though he couldn’t indulge, Mr Obama ‘looked longingly at it.’
Senator Collins had organized the Thursday pow wow, held in the Lyndon B. Johnson Room off the Senate chamber, and paid homage to her home state with a bevy of local delicacies.
She said that the menu included, ‘University of Maine recipe for healthy lobster salad – I pointed that out to the president in keeping with the first lady’s initiatives and Fox Family Potato Chips made in Aroostook County where I’m from and wild blueberry pie full of anti-oxidants,’ according to an audio clip obtained by the Daily Caller.