Barrack Obama says he misses the fascinating work of being president

- Barrack Obama joked that with an earpiece, he would be able to sit in his basement and deliver the lines to a frontman or frontwoman

- Colbert and Obama said the Trump administration proved that there was a whole lot of things presidents do not have to do

- However, Obama is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term after his two election victories in 2008 and 2012

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Former US President Barrack Obama has jokingly said he misses the fascinating work of presidency wishing there could be a third term.

The former head of state said that puzzling out the biggest political issues was professionally satisfying while adding that he did not miss having to wear a tie every day.

Speaking during an interview with Stephen Colbert, the two chastised President Donald Trump's presidency with Obama saying there were things Trump did that made him realise there were things he could get away with as a president.

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One of them, according to the former president, was the job of 'following the Constitution'.

"Even on my worst days, I found puzzling out these big, complicated, difficult issues - especially if you were working with some great people - to be professionally really satisfying," he added.

Obama is, however, constitutionally barred from seeking a third term after his two election victories in 2008 and 2012.

While speculation has often been posed about his wife, Michelle Obama, running for office, she previously said there was a 'zero chance.'

He has been promoting his memoir in the wake of the November election in which his understudy Joe Biden thwarted Trump's bid for a second term.

Briefly.co.za had previously reported Obama had been mentioned as the next possible United Kingdom's ambassador when Joe Biden takes power in America.

This would be embarrassing for UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson who had accused Obama of being anti-British due to his Kenyan heritage.

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In other White House news, Briefly.co.za reported that The First Lady of the United States Melania Trump is already in the ideal Christmas mood and has decorated the White House for one last time ahead of departure in January 2021.

In pictures shared on social media, an array of beautifully decorated lush Christmas trees with breath-taking lighting ornaments could be seen in the executive mansion.

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