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.

President Barack Obama talks with senior advisors in the Oval Office, May 8, 2013. Standing, from left, are: Chief of Staff Denis McDonough; National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling; and Miguel Rodriguez, Director of Legislative Affairs. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama talks with senior advisors in the Oval Office, May 8, 2013. Standing, from left, are: Chief of Staff Denis McDonough; National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling; and Miguel Rodriguez, Director of Legislative Affairs. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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