President Obama is known for his calm and collected demeanor, but former President Bill Clinton tried his patience on Friday as he held up their departure from Israel.

The current and former American presidents flew into Tel Aviv early Friday morning to attend the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres.

After the funeral, the presidents were scheduled to get right back on Air Force One to jet back to Washington, DC, for a dinnertime arrival.

President Obama boarded the plane first and grew exasperated as expert schmoozer Clinton pushed back their take-off by dawdling on the tarmac.


Video shows an exasperated Obama, standing in the entryway of Air Force One, clapping Clinton on and motioning for him to come inside the plane.

"Bill! Let's go!" the president is heard yelling, before walking out of view.

About a minute later, when Clinton still had not boarded, Obama walked back to the entryway and yelled "Let's go" yet again, clapping and waving impatiently.

When Clinton ignored him a second time, Obama sighed in annoyance.

The president eventually grew so impatient that he walked out onto the stairs, motioned at Clinton to come in and yelled "Bill! Let's go, I'll take you home".

It was only then - after hollering at the former president for a third time - that Clinton walked up the stairs at last.

As he walked up the stairs, Clinton raised up his arms as if to say "Sorry, not sorry".

The two then shook hands and boarded the plane together.

Since the beginning of his presidency, Obama has made it a point to eat dinner with his wife and daughters every night.

According to his official schedule, Obama is estimated to get back to Washington, DC around 7:30pm on Friday, after making a stopover in Bangor, Maine to refuel.