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John Kerry Naps at Obama Press Conference

Tuesday, 03 Jun 2014 07:20 PM

By Jason Devaney

Secretary of State John Kerry was caught sleeping on the job Tuesday.

Kerry, who traveled with President Barack Obama to Poland, was attending a joint press conference with Obama and Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski in Warsaw. As it was about to wrap up, a camera that was fixated on the podium panned left and caught Kerry during a brief nap, ABC News reports.

National Security Advisor Susan Rice was sitting to his right and appeared to be struggling to keep her eyes open as well.

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In their defense, Kerry and Rice were dealing with a six-hour time difference after their eight-hour flight aboard Air Force One Monday night.

A Mashable editor tweeted about the napping episode, which drew a response from Kerry himself:



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