Obama Uses Presidential Seal at Designated Campaign Event


President Obama spoke from behind a podium emblazoned with the official presidential seal during a campaign event Wednesday morning in Las Vegas.

The event, which took place at the Canyon Springs High School, was designated as a “campaign event” on the White House’s official daily schedule for the president.

A backdrop that can be seen behind the president notes that the event was “paid for by Obama for America,” the president’s reelection campaign.

Obama was once against the practice of using the presidential seal, Twitchy notes. In 2010, then White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told CBS “that at strictly political events we would not use” the seal.