While viewers only saw pieces of the Obama and Priebus interviews, the news producers found air time for Francis to share that she’d managed to sneak a peek at the spot (formerly a White House swimming pool) where JFK is alleged to have had an until-recently-secret tryst—and, in another newscast, that she’d snagged a souvenir box of M&Ms bearing the Presidential seal.


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Jay Jones is a Las Vegas-based freelance writer who has covered political campaigns for various media outlets in the U.S. and for the BBC in the U.K.