The President uses the Oval Office as his primary place of work. It is positioned to provide easy access to his staff in the West Wing and to allow him to retire easily to the White House residence at the end of the day. The President commonly chooses the Oval Office as the backdrop for televised addresses to the nation, and countless foreign leaders have traveled to the office to meet with the President.
Below you can watch President Obama working in the Oval Office. Note all of the people flowing in and out of his office throughout the day. Urgent phone calls, top secret briefings, and important meetings fill his busy schedule.
Live shot of the Oval Office showing President Obama hard at work for our country