Hey, President Empty Chair showed up this time!

No worries, you guys. Russian troops are invading Ukraine and rest assured, President Obama and his team are on it. The White House released this official photo of Monday’s National Security Council meeting in the Situation Room.

Don’t you feel better now?

That’s the best confidence-building photo White House photographer Pete Souza could manage?

Here are two zoomed-in views so you can fully appreciate the folded arms, fisted hands, covered mouths and so much more.



This calls for your expert body language analysis. Caption team … activate!