What’s going on?
- “President Biden has removed the Diet Coke button,” Dunn wrote. “Eventually Trump pressed it, and a butler swiftly brought in a Diet Coke on a silver platter. It’s gone now.”
President Biden has removed the Diet Coke button. When @ShippersUnbound and I interviewed Donald Trump in 2019, we became fascinated by what the little red button did. Eventually Trump pressed it, and a butler swiftly brought in a Diet Coke on a silver platter. It's gone now. pic.twitter.com/rFzhPaHYjk— Tom Newton Dunn (@tnewtondunn) January 21, 2021
- “With the push of a red button placed on the Resolute Desk that presidents have used for decades, a White House butler soon arrived with a Coke for the president,” The Associated Press reported at the time.
- “Everyone does get a little nervous when I press that button,” Trump said before, according to Business Insider.
Social media reaction
The loss of the Diet Coke button inspired a number of reactions on social media.
Biden getting rid of the Diet Coke button in the oval office shows that he has zero interest in "reaching out" or "healing division"— Will 🦥 Menaker (@willmenaker) January 21, 2021