President Obama's favorite footstool: The famous Resolute desk

President Obama sparked a stir recently on social media by being photographed with his foot on the famous Resolute desk. A look at his time in the Oval Office shows the Resolute to be one of his favorite resting spots.

NSC staff members sit in the Oval Office while President Obama talks on the phone with a foreign leader, Jan. 27, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

NSC staff members sit in the Oval Office while President Obama talks on the phone with a foreign leader, Jan. 27, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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