Category: president

On a 1995 visit to Washington D.C., Russian President Boris…

On a 1995 visit to Washington D.C., Russian President Boris Yeltsin was found on Pennsylvania Avenue, drunk, in his underwear and trying to hail a cab in order to find pizza.

The White House is not free for the President. He receives a…

The White House is not free for the President. He receives a bill for food and expenses every month.

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Daniel Webster, who ran for president and lost three times,…

Daniel Webster, who ran for president and lost three times, declined the Vice Presidency twice, thinking it a worthless office. Both presidents who offered it later died in office, meaning that if he had accepted, he would’ve become president after all. source

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The Secret Service agent that saved President Reagan’s…

The Secret Service agent that saved President Reagan’s life became a Secret Service agent after seeing a movie starring Ronald Reagan as a Secret Service Agent. source

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A few weeks before Abraham Lincoln was elected president, 11…

A few weeks before Abraham Lincoln was elected president, 11 year old Grace Bedell sent Lincoln a letter encouraging him to grow a beard, writing, “All the ladies like whiskers and they would tease their husbands to vote for you…” By the time of his inauguration, Lincoln had a full beard.

Woodrow Wilson is the only president to have a PhD. He held a…

Woodrow Wilson is the only president to have a PhD. He held a Ph.D. in history and political science.