WATCH: President Obama fist bumps Sen. Mark Kirk at SOTU address [GIF]

Updated Feb. 13, 2013 at 12:25 AM

After arriving at Tuesday's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama gave Republican Senator Mark Kirk the best exploding fist bump ever before continuing with his salutation rounds.

Obama fist bumps Sen. Mark Kirk

During Tonight's SOTU address the president pushed for higher taxes, gun control and a minimum wage increase.

CREDIT: Jonathon Heide via Gawker

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