Mr. President CopperKnob - Linedance Stepsheets

Count: 
64
Wall: 
2
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Choreographer: 
Tajali Hall (Canada) Oct 2011
Music: 
"Dear Mr. President" by Fitz & The Tantrums


32 count intro

STEP RIGHT, CROSS ROCK, RECOVER, SIDE TRIPLE LEFT WITH ¼ TURN, ¾ TURN PIVOT
1Step right to right side
2-3Rock left across right, recover weight to right
4&5Step left to left side, close right to left, ¼ turn left stepping forward on left (9:00)
6-7Step forward on right, pivot ¾ turn left transferring weight to left (12:00)

SIDE TRIPLE RIGHT WITH ¼ TURN, ½ TURN PIVOT, ¼ TURN STEP, KICK, OUT OUT, BALL CROSS, SYNCOPATED ROCK/RECOVER, CROSS
8&1Step right to right side, close left to right, ¼ turn right stepping forward on right (3:00)
2-3Step forward on left, pivot ½ turn right transferring weight to right (9:00)
4¼ turn right stepping left to left side (12:00)
5&6Low kick right across left, small step with right out to right side, small step with left out to left side
&7Step right next to left, cross left in front of right
&8&Rock right to right side, recover weight to left, cross right in front of left

SIDE STEP LEFT, CROSS ROCK, RECOVER, SIDE TRIPLE RIGHT WITH ¼ TURN, ¾ TURN PIVOT
1Step left to left side
2-3Rock right across left, recover weight to left
4&5Step right to right side, close left to right, ¼ turn right stepping forward on right (3:00)
6-7Step forward on left, pivot ¾ turn right transferring weight to right (12:00)

SIDE TRIPLE LEFT WITH ¼ TURN, ½ TURN PIVOT, ¼ TURN SYNCOPATED SCISSOR STEP, **FULL TURN UNWIND (WALL 1 ONLY), SIDE TRIPLE RIGHT WITH ¼ TURN** OR **EXTENDED SIDE CHA CHA STEP WITH ¼ TURN (ALL WALLS EXCEPT WALL 1)**
8&1Step left to left side, close right to left, ¼ turn left stepping forward on left (9:00)
2-3Step forward on right, pivot ½ turn left transferring weight to left (3:00)
4&5¼ turn left stepping right to right side, close left next to right, cross right over left (12:00)
WALL 1:
6-7Full spiral turn left ending with left crossed over right and weight on right
8&1Step left to left side, close right next to left, ¼ turn left stepping forward on left (9:00)
ALL WALLS EXCEPT WALL 1:
6&7&Step left to left side, close right next to left, step left to left side, close right next to left
8&1Step left to left side, close right next to left, ¼ turn left stepping forward on left (9:00)
Note: Use your hips on the extended cha cha step to add styling. When left foot steps to left side, right hip pushes up and out to right side; when right foot closes next to left, right hip drops back into place.

FORWARD ROCK, RECOVER, BACK LOCK STEP, OUT OUT, HOLD, BALL CROSS
2-3Rock forward on right, recover weight to left
4&5Step back on right, lock left foot in front of right, step back on right
6&Small step with left out to left side, small step with right out to right side
7Hold
&8Step left next to right, cross right in front of left

BALL STEP, CROSS, BALL STEP, CROSS, FULL WALKAROUND TURN
&1-2Small step left to left side, step right in place, cross left in front of right
&3-4Small step right to right side, step left in place, cross right in front of left opening body to left diagonal
Note: Tag / Restart happens here on wall 2.
5-6-7-8Full walkaround turn left walking left, right, left, right (9:00)

JAZZ BOX, SYNCOPATED CROSS ROCK, RECOVER, SIDE STEP, SYNCOPATED CROSS ROCK, RECOVER, SIDE TRIPLE
1-2-3-4Step forward on left, cross right over left, step back on left, step right to right side
5&6Rock left across right, recover weight to right, step left to left side
7&Rock right across left, recover weight to left
8&1Step right to right side, close left next to right, step right to right side

FORWARD ROCK, RECOVER, ¼ TURN SIDE TRIPLE, HOLD, HIP ROLL, STEP RIGHT, STEP TOGETHER
2-3Rock forward on left, recover weight to right
4&5¼ turn left stepping left to left side, close right next to left, step left to left side (6:00)
6Hold (weight should be balanced evenly on both feet)
7Roll hips counterclockwise ending with weight on left
8&Step right to right side, close left next to right

START AGAIN! ?

TAG / RESTART: On wall 2, dance the first 43 counts (up to and including “&3”, which is your second ball step).
You will be facing 3:00. Instead of doing the cross after the ball step on count “4”, substitute the following:
¼ TURN SYNCOPATED SCISSOR STEP, FULL TURN UNWIND
4&5¼ turn left stepping right to right side, close left next to right, cross right in front of left (12:00)
6-7Full spiral turn left ending with left crossed over right and weight on left
Start the dance over again facing 12:00.