In a video clip shared on Twitter, Bush takes the small parcel from Laura Bush, and passes it to Obama. In the clip, Obama takes the piece from Bush and whispers “thank you.” The George W. Bush Presidential Center later confirmed to USA TODAY that the item in question was not candy, but actually a cough drop. Even cuter.
While Bush and Obama may seem like an unlikely duo, each coming from different political parties and different backgrounds, the two found kindred spirits in each other, Bush told People in a 2017 interview.
“She kind of likes my sense of humor,” Bush said in the interview. “Anybody who likes my sense of humor, I immediately like.”