The President was heading over to the nearby Department of the Interior and decided to break with tradition:
He walked over instead.
On the way there, he got to chat with all sorts of people -- from roadside vendors to tourists to locals. Needless to say, they weren't expecting it.
We think you'll get a kick out of it. Take a look -- and then pass it on:
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