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Obama Gives Beer to Firefighters at Campaign Stop

2:31 PM, Sep 4, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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President Obama made a campaign stop to a fire station and hand-delivered a case of beer. Via the pool report:

At 2:10 p.m. the pool made an OTR stop at the Norfolk Fire State No. 14, where POTUS got out and spoke to three fire fighters dressed in dark blue and their battalion chief in a white polo shirt. They spoke near the back of a fire truck. POTUS shook hands and then told the men about the White House beer. He picked up a bottle of it. “The White House has been brewing it’s own beer. Have you heard about this?” The men did not appear to have heard.

POTUS told them he had a whole case of the beer to give them. One of the firefighters, presumably on duty, asked: “Should we wait until tomorrow to drink it?”

“I don’t want to get you into trouble with the chief,” POTUS responded. Then he asked about their equipment and whether they have what they need  “Sometimes we do,” the battalion chief said.

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