Obama has thought about leaving White House in disguise

Updated at: 02/12/2016 1:21 PM

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(AP) BURBANK, Calif. - BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's considered going out in disguise, but hasn't acted on the impulse.

Obama says he realized doing that would probably be a bad idea. He says the Secret Service agents who protect him also agreed.

Obama makes the revelation on Friday's broadcast of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." He taped the appearance Thursday while fundraising in California.

Obama says a Broadway producer friend once sent him a fake mustache, but he had second thoughts about wearing it.

When DeGeneres tells the president he's too recognizable to hide behind a mustache, Obama says: "That's a problem."

Obama also talks about how hard it will be to send daughter Malia off to college in the fall and he recites a Valentine's Day poem for his wife, Michelle.

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