The President took advantage of the question to continue to push his campaign slogan and answered:
"I think that they are going to be able to sort it out, I am confident. I'm all about bringing people together, working for the same cause. I think both outstanding artists are going to be able to make sure that they're moving forward and not going backwards."
When asked which diva was his favorite, Obama totally picked MiMi, but only because she has helped his campaign out. His ears still have love for Minaj too, as he explained:
"Mariah, she's actually done some events for us. I've gotten to know her and Nick (Cannon), she's a wonderful lady. Nicki I don't know, but I've got her on my iPod."
C-c-check out the interview (below) to hear what he has to say on the pop culture conflict. And don't worry, he talks about real issues too. Ha!
Zayn previewed the duet by posting a black and white pic of himself with Swifty on his Instagram -- but hey, she is bestiez with his girlfriend Gigi Hadid, so it wouldn't be unusual that they hang out... But collab?!