President Obama Ordered to Report for Jury Duty

White House says POTUS won't be able to serve

By Zach Christman
|  Sunday, Jan 24, 2010  |  Updated 2:45 PM CDT
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President Barack Obama already serves his country as its commander in chief, but apparently the Cook County judicial system wants to get a little more out of him.

The president's name recently popped up on a county jury duty list.

An administration source said the White House notified the court that the president will not be able to serve.

According to the Sun-Times' Michael Sneed, the summons contained the president's home address in the Kenwood neighborhood, and was for a jury trial set to start Monday.

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