After Saying He's Not Interested in Photo-Ops, Obama Concludes Texas Trip with … a Photo-Op

Photo Credit: AP / Jacquelyn MartinPresident Obama ended a visit to the Lone Star State with an impromptu photo-op at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, rounding out a two-day trip that included numerous speaking engagements, raising millions of dollars for Democratic candidates and complaining loudly about Republican opposition.

The president’s BBQ photo-op comes less than 24 hours after he said during a press conference Wednesday that he would not visit the U.S.-Mexico border because he’s not “interested in photo-ops.”

“Hey guys! I hear the barbecue is pretty good here. Is that true?” Obama said Thursday as he cut directly to the front of the line. “I know this is a long line. I feel real bad, but — I’m gonna cut.”

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