There's a time and a place for a selfie, and this probably isn't it.
French journalists seized the moment while they were sitting in the Oval Office - with Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande looking on in the background.
According to French reports, they were ticked off by White House staff, who reportedly said this was "not the done thing".
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Perhaps the hacks should concentrate on holding their President to account over rumours about his private life.