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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with host Jimmy Fallon during an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Photo: Getty Images

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with host Jimmy Fallon during an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Photo: Getty Images

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with host Jimmy Fallon during an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Photo: Getty Images

PRESIDENT Obama appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and opened the TV show with a comedy sketch where he 'slow-jammed the news' with the help of the show's house band

As the music played in the background, President Obama discussed why the country should keep interests rates on student loans low.



"Now is not the time to make school more expensive for our young people," he said.



"Awww yeah" drawled the talk show host mimicking soul singer Barry White. "You should listen to the president, or as I like to call him, the preezy of the United Steezy."



In a pre-recorded interview, which aired yesterday in the US Mr Obama called the Secret Service agents embroiled in the Colombian sex scandal "knuckleheads".



Allegations have been made that US Secret Service agents have been involved in hiring prostitutes ahead of an international summit in Colombia.



At least 12 Secret Service members and 12 US military personnel have been investigated in connection with an incident on the night of April 11-12 when the men are alleged to have taken as many as 21 prostitutes back to their hotel in Cartagena ahead of a presidential visit.



Mr Obama said he did not know what the men were thinking, but insisted that the vast majority of perform their work admirably



He also joked that he and presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had met "but we're not friends".



The president's wife Michelle has also appeared on the talk show where challenged the comedian to a televised potato sack race.