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President Barack Obama shared his approval of Jimmy Butler's contract extension with the Bulls during a Twitter Q&A session.

By Extra Mustard
July 01, 2015

President Barack Obama answered questions on topics ranging from politics to music to guacamole during an #AskPOTUS Twitter Q&A session Wednesday. But one of his most enthusiastic answers came on the topic of Jimmy Butler's recent extension with the Bulls

"Butler's a great player on o and d; let's sign him up long term. go bulls!" He tweeted. 

Thankfully for the Commander in Chief, that's exactly what the Bulls did Wednesday, signing Butler to a five-year contract worth $90 million. 

The Bulls also extended 34-year-old forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. on the first day of NBA free-agency, as well.

Obama, a Chicago native, has not shied away from sharing his opinions on the Bulls on Twitter. On May 28, Obama said he was sorry to see Tom Thibodeau's firing. 

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