How Does President Obama Get Woken Up?

>> Jimmy: IN THE MOVIES WHEN THE — OR TV WHEN THERE’S SOMETHING GOING ON, SOME BIG EVENT IN THE WORLD, SOMEBODY ALWAYS SAYS, WAKE THE PRESIDENT. >> YEAH. >> Jimmy: THEN SOMEBODY HAS TO WAKE THE PRESIDENT. >> RIGHT. >> Jimmy: DOES THAT HAPPEN?FIRST OF ALL. >> WELL, FIRST OF ALL, I HAVE A PHONE RIGHT BY MY BEDSIDE. >> Jimmy: YES. >> AND EVERY MORNING, SOMEBODY CALLS AND SAYS, MR. PRESIDENT, IT’S YOUR 7:00 A. M. WAKEUP CALL,AND I PICK IT UP. AND IT WORKS JUST LIKE A PHONE. >> Jimmy: YEAH. >> THAT’S IT. >> Jimmy: NOBODY POKES HIS HEAD IN?>> NO. >> Jimmy: HOPEFULLY YOU’RE COVERED UP OR WHATEVER?>> NO. LOOK, THERE HAVE BEEN MAYBE THREE OR FOUR INSTANCES WHERE YOU DO GET A CALL IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT. FOR EXAMPLE, WHEN THE TYPHOON HIT JAPAN. FUKUSHIMA. >> Jimmy: RIGHT. >> YOU’RE NOT SURE EXACTLY WHAT IS GOING TO BE HAPPENING, IT’S THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD, SO IT’S THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT. WE HAD TO DEPLOY OUR EXPERTS ANDOUR MILITARY TO MAKE SURE THAT ANY POTENTIAL NUCLEAR DISASTER WAS CONTAINED AND WE HELPED THE JAPANESE. SO THINGS LIKE THAT WILL HAPPEN EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE. BUT FOR THE MOST PART — >> Jimmy: THEY LET YOU SLEEP?>> FOR THE MOST PART THEY LET MESLEEP. USUALLY THE REAL SERIOUS PROBLEMS THAT COME UP ARE ONES THAT WE’VE ANTICIPATED. WE CAN KIND OF SEE COMING. >> Jimmy: DO YOU HATE –>> KNOCK ON WOOD, I’VE ONLY GOT TWO OR THREE MONTHS LEFT. >> Jimmy: RIGHT. >> YOU HAVE TO BE READY IF SOMETHING HAPPENS. >> Jimmy: RIGHT, YOU HAVE TO BE READY. >> BUT AS I’VE MENTIONED BEFORE,WHAT I DON’T DO IS LIKE A 3:00 A. M. — I DON’T TWEET. >> Jimmy: YOU DON’T TWEET IN THEMORNING?

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