French Prez Gasses Up D.C.

3/30/2010 2:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
French Prez Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife challenged their bowels at lunch today in America's capitol.

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Sarkozy dared to dine at Ben's Chilibowl about an hour ago, ordering a chili dog with fries and a coke. In a radical break from French tradition, Sarkozy's wife ordered a turkey burger ... but didn't dare to eat a bite.

Our chili spies say Nic tipped $100.