Savannah Guthrie (far left) and Peter Alexander greet Sunny outside the White House briefing room

Savannah Guthrie (far left) and Peter Alexander greet Sunny outside the White House briefing room

*After President Barack Obama completed some interviews of his own,  newest First Dog Sunny Obama stepped outside the White House briefing room to work her own magic with reporters, including NBC’s Savannah Guthrie and Peter Alexander.

“It’s safe to say the press corps is smitten,” Alexander told Today.com, after he and his fellow journalists spoiled Sunny with a hefty helping of attention, including neck and belly rubs, reports People.

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Following her shining moment, the Portuguese water dog tried to push her way into the briefing room, according to “Today” producer Libby Leist.

Clearly, she’s eying 2016.