Karen Tumulty has interviewed several presidents during her career, but Thursday's discussion was the first to begin with a hearty "Wassup!" 

Tumulty talked with 9-year-old Internet celebrity "Kid President" via Skype from his home in Henderson, Tenn. for The Fold.

Kid President declined to affiliate with Republicans or Democrats. "I'm not in a party. I am a party," he said. His platforms are simple: He advocates dancing and being more awesome. In case you aren't familiar with him, here's one of the eight-year-old's earlier videos, in which he lays out his vision for America ("Call me crazy, but I still believe in you grownups!"). 

Kid President's real name is Robbie; his last name has been withheld, by his mom