Welcome to the afternoon pick-u-up, where we endeavor to help you beat back your lunch coma.

Today we have had a special treat: Live video! President Obama fielded questions from Twitter this afternoon, and The Washington Post covered it from every angle.

In lieu of the live video, we have a recording of the president delivering his first, official live tweet and fielding a question from Speaker of the House John Boehner (Ohio).

And here’s the live-blog transcript from Chris “The Fix” Cillizza.