The Oval Office has been held sacred by past Presidents. Ronald Reagan would not even enter the Oval Office without being in a suit and tie, so hallowed did he take his obligation as a servant of the People. Nor would he let others enter the office not dressed in proper attire.
A very instructive look into the mind of this President.
WHOA: CHILEAN PRESIDENT’S MAJOR WHITE HOUSE PROTOCOL BREACH
Jun. 9, 2013 1:26pm Madeleine Morgenstern
As far as symbols of the American presidency go, the Oval Office is a pretty big one. The president’s desk? Definitely his alone. That’s why it was certainly a surprise when the president of Chile walked over and sat himself down in President Barack Obama’s chair during a visit to the White House on Tuesday.