In 2008 Barack Obama’s brother Malik told the Jews not to worrry that Barack will be a good president for the Jewish people, “despite his Muslim background.”
Malik took his third wife recently.
Malik Obama, older brother to Barack Obama, holds an undated picture of Barack, left, and himself, middle, and an unidentified friend in his shop in eastern Kenya. (Karel Prinsloo, AP)
The AP reported:
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President Barack Obama’s polygamist half brother in Kenya has married a woman who is more than 30 years younger than him.
The 19-year-old’s mother told The Associated Press on Friday she is furious that her daughter quit high school and married the 52-year-old.
Mary Aoko Ouma says her daughter tried to marry Malik Obama two years ago, but the mother says she wouldn’t give permission.
Malik Obama, who is Muslim, has two other wives. Polygamy is legal in Kenya if it falls under religious or cultural traditions.