Barack Obama Made A Joke About Having No More Campaigns To Run And Twitter Loved It

The US president made the quip during his State of the Union address.

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During President Barack Obama's penultimate State of the Union address on Tuesday, he started a section of his speech with the line: "I have no more campaigns to run."

The remark caused some Republicans to start applauding.

Their clapping prompted the president to quip: "I know, because I won both of them."

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His response caused an even louder cheer and saw Democrats rise to their feet in applause.

The president's remark also went down well with some people on Twitter:

Proud of Pres Obama for being the shadiest of them all. From wink + smile to "I won them both," #swaggersalute! #sotu

Janet Mock@janetmockFollow

Proud of Pres Obama for being the shadiest of them all. From wink + smile to "I won them both," #swaggersalute! #sotu

3:18 AM - 21 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

"wwhy didnt u say WE won both of them"

vine.co

"i have no more campaigns to run. i know because i won both of them" DAMN BRUH THROWIN SHADE #SOTU

BILL_NYE_THO @Bill_Nye_Tho__Follow

"i have no more campaigns to run. i know because i won both of them" DAMN BRUH THROWIN SHADE #SOTU

3:11 AM - 21 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

"I know, because i won both of them". That was awesome. And why they hate him. Well, one reason why they hate him, ahem.

Bill Maher@billmaherFollow

"I know, because i won both of them". That was awesome. And why they hate him. Well, one reason why they hate him, ahem.

3:08 AM - 21 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

"Then I said: 'I won both of them.'"

"I have no more campaigns to run. I know, because I won both of them."

Also Connor@alsoconnorFollow

"I have no more campaigns to run. I know, because I won both of them."

3:22 AM - 21 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

"I know because I won both of them" -

GC@GC_Follow

"I know because I won both of them" -

3:14 AM - 21 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

*GOP cheering fact that Barack Obama has no more elections to run* *Obama quips - "I KNOW CUZ I WON BOTH OF THEM"

Wu-Tang Financial@Wu_Tang_FinanceFollow

*GOP cheering fact that Barack Obama has no more elections to run*

*Obama quips - "I KNOW CUZ I WON BOTH OF THEM"

3:12 AM - 21 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

"I have no more campaigns to run. I know because I won both of them." #SOTU

Ernest Ezeugo@ErnestEzeugoFollow

"I have no more campaigns to run. I know because I won both of them." #SOTU

3:08 AM - 21 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

When Obama said "i know because i won both of them" #ghssotu

AI=GOAT@vincewellmakerFollow

When Obama said "i know because i won both of them" #ghssotu

3:07 AM - 21 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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