The President’s visit to the UK has been carefully planned for months, with some of the world’s best security measures in place. However, it is unknown what the CIA were thinking when 94-year-old Prince Philip took to the wheel and chauffeured the Obamas to Windsor Castle.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Range Rover is very different to the bomb proof cars the President normally travels in, with an entourage of CIA agents nearby.
The journey didn’t quite go according to plan however, as the President tried to get in the backseat of the car, he was told by Her Majesty’s protection officers that The Queen would be sitting there.
The American media seemed bemused by the episode, with many gasping: “Is Obama driving”, having forgotten that in the UK the driver sits on the right.
Barack and Michelle Obama travelled to Windsor to have lunch with The Queen and Prince Philip.
During lunch, President Obama wisher Her Majesty a very happy 90th birthday, and her a birthday present. The gift was a photograph album which detailed her meetings with all of the US Presidents and First Ladies.
After lunch, the President met Prime Minister David Cameron for talks and a joint press conference where he made his position on the European Union referendum known.
In his most drastic intervention yet, Obama said that if Britain left the EU, they would be at the “back of the queue” with US trade.
Later on in the day, the Obamas had dinner at Kensington Palace with the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.
This is President Obama’s last visit to the United Kingdom whilst he is in the oval office. A new President will be inaugurated in January with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump being the most likely contenders in the battle for the White House.