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The command in cook is watched clutching a white object in a snapshot with Italian element Minister Matteo Renzi posted Sunday ~ above Instagramby Renzi"s spokesman.
Obama and Renzi to be both in Germany attending the G-7 summit.
Several social media users questioned whether Obama was holding cigarettes in the pic, v one writing, “Smoking?”
The White house did not immediately respond to ITK"s inquiry for talk about the photo and also the critical time chairman Obama had actually had a cigarette.
It’s no the an initial time Obama’s claims of being mostly nicotine-free have been questioned.
In November, ITK damaged the story that Obama invited Billy Joel to have a smoke in ~ the White residence with him.
According come a resource who spoke through Joel, Obama said to the “Piano Man” singer during Joel"s 2013 White home visit, “I’m going out on the phibìc Portico to have a smoke. Perform you want to come v me?”
Obama claimed in 2009 that he “constantly” struggles with cigarettes.
“Have ns fallen turn off the wagon sometimes? Yes. Am ns a everyday smoker, a consistent smoker? No,” he claimed at the news conference.
“I would say that ns am 95 percent cured,” Obama said, “But there room times where … There are times whereby I mess up.”
Obama was heard top top an open up mic in ~ a 2013 occasion saying it to be Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama looks come mobilize voter for midterms We need to mount an all-country response to assist our Afghan allies Obamas, Bushes and Clintons joining new effort to aid Afghan refugees an ext who “scared” him right into quitting smoking.
“I haven’t had a tobacco in six years," the chairman said. "That’s because I’m scared of my wife.”
UPDATE (2:32 p.m., June 10):
The White house said Wednesday that Obama is not holding a fill of cigarettes in the photo.
When inquiry if Obama has a load of cigarettes in his hand in the photo, spokesman mockery Earnest answered, "He does not."
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