Obama cuts in line, buys lunch for customers

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President Barack Obama scrutinizes his credit card as he jokes with the wait staff while ordering barbecue at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Austin is the final leg in his three city trip before returning to Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama has a moment with people when he visits Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Left is Kinsey Button who is a student at the University of Texas at Austin, and wrote the President a letter in January explaining her family's struggle to lead a middle class life when both of her parents lost their jobs in the wake of the Great Recession. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Kye R. Lee, Pool)
President Barack Obama jokes with patrons as he orders barbecue for himself and the people in the front of the line at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Austin is the final leg in his three city trip before returning to Washington. At right is Kinsey Button, who introduced the President in his speech earlier that afternoon. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama orders barbecue during a surprise stop at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Austin is the final leg in his three city trip before returning to Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama orders barbecue at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Austin is the final leg in his three city trip before returning to Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Brisket is cut at left as President Barack Obama orders barbecue at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Austin is the final leg in his three city trip before returning to Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama pays for his and other people with a Visa card when he visits to Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, Thursday July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Kye R. Lee, Pool)
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On his trip to Texas, President Obama made a surprise stop at Austin's Franklin Barbecue.

Since he was on his way to the airport and in a bit of a rush, he cut in line ... but he made up for it: He quickly apologized to those he'd cut in front of and bought their lunch.

According to the Dallas News, Obama said "Hey guys! I hear the barbecue is pretty good here. Is that true? I know this is a long line. I feel real bad, but – I'm gonna cut."

When it was time to pay, the president took out some cash. After noticing the order cost more than $300, Obama took out his credit card and asked his trip director Marvin Nicholson if the card would work.
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