Donald Trump Presses a Special Red Button at His White House Desk to Order This Soda

Donald Trump Presses a Special Red Button at His White House Desk to Order This Soda

Being President entitles you to some fancy perks.

By Maggie Shi

We all know President Trump has an affinity for fast food (along with well-done steaks covered in ketchup). And we also know that being President of the United States is kind of a tough job. We imagine you'd work up quite a thirst, signing executive orders, meeting with heads of state, and giving out numerous interviews. So it's perhaps no surprise that there's a super-special wooden box on Trump's desk in the Oval Office containing a super-special red button that he uses to order…glasses of Coca-Cola.

The Associated Press first noticed this phenomenon during an interview with the President, noting: "With the push of a red button placed on the Resolute Desk that presidents have used for decades, a White House butler soon arrived with a Coke for the president."

The Independent also pointed out that Trump has been spotted with a glass of cola on his desk in the White House before.

Here's the question, though—is it real Coke, or is it Diet? Trump has had a somewhat tumultuous relationship with Diet Coke. He famously tweeted in 2012: "I have never seen a thin person drinking Diet Coke," then posted an Instagram photo of himself in 2016 with a McDonald's Big Mac, fries, and—of course—a Diet Coke.

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One thing's for sure; of all our current-day stresses, at least we don't need to worry about Trump getting dehydrated.

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