President Barack Obama is in Bali today for a conference of South East-Asian nations, and like his predecessor he suffered from some door trouble while overseas.The famous incident when President George W. Bush used the wrong door after a press conference in China was replayed endlessly on comedy shows.
Obama and his party had difficulty opening a door to enter the official signing of a massive aircraft deal between Boeing and Indonesia’s Lion Air. Here’s what happened according to the pool report:
“On way into room, Potus and others at announcement pulled the doors to come in and they wouldn’t open. A Secret Service agent in the room jumped up and opened them for them. Delay was less than a minute. “How embarrassing!” Potus said after the door was opened and they were walking in.”
Since he was outside of the room, there is no video — but here’s the Bush video to give you an idea of how it might have gone down:
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