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President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton exchanged Twitter quips Monday. Reuters

It's nice to see the president of the United States and a former POTUS being buds on Twitter. That’s exactly what happened Monday when former President Bill Clinton discovered President Barak Obama took the Twitter handle @POTUS.

The former president quickly welcomed the current commander in chief.

Thousands of people saw the silly tweet and shared it.

It didn’t take long for the reigning leader of the free world to respond. In fact, it was the first response he posted to anyone since he established his own Twitter account. “Good question, @billclinton. The handle comes with the house,” he wrote, and then added his wife and first lady Michelle Obama into the conversation. “Know anyone interested in @FLOTUS?”

Clinton, 68, has not yet responded.

Earlier in the day, the president excitedly tweeted about his new account. Even though he has less than two years left in the office, he picked @POTUS as his handle and let his followers know that it was “really” him, joking it only took six years for the White House to create a Twitter account for him. The message quickly received more than 180,000 shares and 230,000 favorites.

He has a very brief, yet specific, description: “Dad, husband, and 44th President of the United States. Tweets may be archived:”

President Obama also tweeted about the Camden Police Department. He shared a photo of his meeting with the New Jersey officers about building trust in the community.

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