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Video: Barack Obama Upstaged by Scurrying Rodent

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In recognition of President's Day, PCT takes a look back at humorous, pest-related incident from a May 2010 press conference at the White House Rose Garden. As President Obama was discussing his economic policy a rodent scurried in front of the podium.

| February 21, 2011

In recognition of President's Day, PCT takes a look back at humorous, pest-related incident from a May 2010 press conference at the White House Rose Garden. As President Obama was discussing his economic policy a rodent scurried in front of the podium. Click here to watch.

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