Obama Causes Controversy After Getting a Marine to Hold His Umbrella
Date: May 17
At a joint press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, President Obama requested that a couple Marines shield him and his guest from the rain, which enraged some people. Apparently, there is a Marine Corp regulation that prohibits male Marines from carrying umbrellas while in uniform. But come on, we all know that the those rules don't apply when it comes to the POTUS...or do they?