Many political leaders have been caught making statements not intended for the public.
Before a hot mike at the United Nations on Sept. 23, President Obama — pictured at left at an event in New York on Sept. 23 — said he quit smoking six years ago “because I'm scared of my wife.” (Pictured: Obama at an event in New York in September. Jin Lee/Bloomberg
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.