'Empire' Star Taraji P. Henson Cookie's Got Pentagon Secrets [TMZ TV]

2/19/2015 10:00 AM PST

'Empire' Star Taraji P. Henson -- Cookie for President! It Almost Happened (TMZ TV)

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Everyone loves Taraji P. Henson on "Empire" ... but can you imagine her in the White House?? It was closer to happening than you think -- since TPH used to work inside the Pentagon. 

President Cookie! Think how awesome that would've been ... boo boo kitties.