Obama and daughters hit bookstore for Small Business Saturday

U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughters Sasha and Malia shop at Politics and Prose bookstore in WashingtonBy Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and his teenaged daughters, Sasha and Malia, went to an independent book store in Washington to buy books as a way to promote Small Business Saturday, an event aimed at boosting small businesses. “Do I get a discount for that?” the president asked jokingly while unloading a bunch of books from his shopping basket at the Politics and Prose book store on Saturday. “Maybe a neighbor’s discount,” the clerk joked back. It is not clear whether Obama would have taken the discount, if offered. …

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