President is a card shedding game where the player tries to beat the previous play rather than matching it.
Is thought to be a version of either daifugō or daihinmin which originated in Japan. There are many versions and names for this card shedding game for 3 to 6 players. Other names include Scum, Hoop, Kings, Janitor, Rich Man Poor Man, Capitalism, Warlords and Scumbags (Austrlia), Man of the House, Landlord, Trouduc or Trou du Cul (France), Sluitspieren or Klootzakken (Netherlands), Einer ist immer der Arsch (Germany), etc. Variations of President are played almost everywhere in the world. Although, this type of game is relatively new in Canada and the Americas and is believed to have appeared in the last half of the 20th century.