The Obama administration may seem like a lifetime ago, but thankfully, we’ll always have the memories. Every President in the Oval Office has a red button on their desk which is usually customised by the incumbent. While Trump uses his red button for Coca-Cola, Obama used to use his red button to summon a cup of tea.
According to the Huffington Post, Richard Branson explains in his autobiography that during a visit with Obama, he saw the button in action. “As we stood up to leave I noticed the red buttons on his desk. Obama saw me looking at them,” Branson wrote in his autobiography, Finding My Virginity. “He said, ‘They used to be there for emergencies, but now I use them for ordering tea for my guests.'”
Obama actually made the switch from coffee to tea while in the Oval Office, something that requires tremendous will-power (coffee addicts, you know what I’m saying). It also seems that Obama enjoys Honest Tea, especially the Black Forest Berry flavour.
What would you use the red button for?