World 25 April 2012 Obama "slow jams the news" with the Roots President makes unusual television appearance. Print HTML Last night, President Barack Obama chose an innovative way of explaining his attempts to stop Congress from allowing interest rates on government-subsidised student loans to double. In an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, he became the first sitting president to take part in the show's regular feature, "slow jam the news". The stunt (as well as the message) went down very well with the student-heavy audience, and the YouTube clip has already notched up tens of thousands of hits. Can't quite see Mitt Romney doing the same, can you? › PMQs sketch: Decibels replace debate Obama speaks to host Jimmy Fallon. Photograph: Getty Images Subscribe More Related articles How Bernie Sanders uses rhetoric to make Americans support left-wing ideas Facebook didn’t make Trump a phenomenon – its users did Donald Trump is the Republican nominee. What now?