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White House Pays Up for Canada Beer Bet

Image: Stephen Harper,  Barack Obama
In this Feb. 19, 2014, photo Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, shakes hands with President Barack Obama during the North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico. Harper is ready for the icy cold one Obama promised him. With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck was on the line. The leaders wagered a case of beer on each game. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick )Sean Kilpatrick / AP file

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According to the playful Twitter back-and-forth between the Canadian embassy press staff and the National Security Council press staff, the two cases of White House beer owed to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper have made their way down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Canadian Embassy in Washington.

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Harper made a friendly bet over the women's Olympic hockey final while both were in Mexico for the North American Leaders' Summit.

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