“Yeah, that was a weird thing,” Zach Galifianakis told Conan O’Brien, almost two years after he had sat down with President Barack Obama for an installment of his Funny or Die series, Between Two Ferns.

“I went to the White House before we shot it,” Galifianakis told O’Brien on Tuesday’s Conan. While there, he noticed the White House’s in-house restaurant menu featured a dessert called Chocolate Freedom. “I say to them, not trying to be funny, ‘You guys call the president this, right?’ They all said, ‘You have to ask him that!'” Nope. Not gonna do it. And he didn’t. He would shush the president, however.

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