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US President sweats over sweaters during NY shopping stop

Published on Mar 12, 2014 7:03 AM

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - President Barack Obama took on a daunting task on Tuesday: shopping for clothes for his wife and daughters during a brief stop at a Gap store in New York.

Mr Obama was in New York to attend two Democratic fund-raisers aimed at building up campaign war chests for this year's midterm congressional elections.

At the store, he sorted carefully through sweaters in search of a purchase for one of his two daughters, Sasha and Malia, before holding up a pink one.

"I'm worried the V-neck is going to slip," the President said before opting for a regular-cut neck.

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