President Obama stopped at a Gap store in Manhattan Tuesday, purchasing sweaters for his daughters and a workout top for his wife, in a show of support for the chain's decision to raise wages for U.S. employees.
The Gap has committed to raising wages to a minimum of $10 an hour by next year. Obama wants Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, but lawmakers have resisted.
At the store, Obama perused khakis and sweatshirts before a saleswoman talked him through some options for his girls.
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He held up a pink v-neck, but the president said he was concerned the v-neck would slip off his daughter's shoulders. He ended up settling on a light pink crewneck for Sasha and a bright pink one for Malia.
For the first lady, he picked out a navy blue zip-up workout shirt.