The real purpose of the red button on Trump’s desk

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President Trump had a blast pushing a red button in the Oval Office during a recent interview.

But he only wanted to quench his thirst – not launch a nuclear armageddon.

“With the push of a red button placed on the Resolute Desk that presidents have used for decades, a White House butler soon arrived with a Coke for the president,” the AP reported.

Stephen Colbert breathed a huge sigh of relief Wednesday night.

“Thank God, I was worried there,” the “Late Show” host said. “He’s just turning the Oval Office into an eight-year-old’s drawing of a dream treehouse.”

The funnyman wiped his brow and upper lip with his tie.

“‘There will be a button where I get a Coke wherever I want, a slide with a ball pit, and Bigfoot sleeps over and he teaches me karate,’” Colbert imagined the commander in chief demanding.

“Good for him!” Colbert added. “The president deserves to be refreshed.”

He then showed the roaring audience a photo of the butler: oft-mocked New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie holding a tray with a Coke can.

Fallout from the hot-button issue mushroomed in social media.

“Poor choice. My understanding is that if he just switched to #Pepsi he could bring everybody together,” @NathanStrout tweeted.

“Better than the nuclear button on his desk (yes I know that’s not a thing except on comedy shows),” posted @MattDumbill, to which @RonaldClump responded: “Waitin for the day he mixes up the two.”