Access Denied: Barack Obama Locked Out of the White House

Returned from a five-day trip to Latin America, the world’s most powerful man was given an embarrassing reminder that not every door will open for him, even at his own office.

Access Denied: After a stroll in the grounds, Mr Obama suddenly finds the doorway to the Oval Office is locked. Photo: WEWS News

From WEWS News comes the following story that the U.S. President Barack Obama was filmed being confronted by a locked door when he tried to enter the Oval Office from a terrace at the White House as he returned early from a trip to Latin America.

With a nonchalant stroll and a whistle, the U.S. president walked past another set of locked French doors before he was finally able to gain access to his seat of power.

As it turns out, the White House staff members were apparently not informed before his arrival on Wednesday evening that the president was returning to work. Unfazed, he appeared to be whistling as he made his way down to another set of doors that were open.

Playing It Cool: The President works his way around the side of the White House. Photo: WEWS News

Could the Obama Administration be more disorganized and clueless? How could no one have told anyone what the Presidents plans were? This White House’s incompetance is frightening. Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

He had cut short the last leg of his trip in El Salvador by a few hours in order to face mounting criticism over his policy on the Libya crisis.

Republican leaders have demanded a full explanation for the decision to bomb Col Muammar Gaddafi’s forces and want answers on what the US exit strategy is for the military campaign.

At last: The world's most powerful man finally finds a door that will actually let him into his own home. Photo: WEWS News

Representative John Boehner, the Speaker of the House and the top Republican in Congress, asked in a letter to the president how Mr Obama would measure success in Libya and whether Col Gaddafi had to depart as leader before the US military involvement ended.

The White House on Thursday rejected criticism of Mr Obama’s decision to attack Libya in accordance with a United Nations Security Council resolution, saying he had briefed Congress and the public extensively before military action began. [WEWS News via The Telegraph (UK), Daily Mail (UK)]

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