President Obama was asked by a town hall attendee this week if Michelle Obama would ever consider running for America’s highest office.
His answer? No way:
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At a town hall event in Louisiana yesterday, President Obama was asked by an attendee if first lady Michelle Obama would ever consider running for president. His answer was a strong no.
ABC News reported:
Obama Says Michelle Obama Will Not Run for President
It used to be that death and taxes were the only certain things in life, but for President Barack Obama there is a third: Michelle Obama will not run for president.
With Obama now in his final year in office, the focus naturally has shifted to who will succeed him. At a town hall event Thursday with Louisiana residents, Obama was asked if there’s any chance he could talk the first lady into running.
His answer? An emphatic “no.”
“There are three things that are certain in life: Death, taxes and Michelle is not running for president,” he said. “That I can tell you.”
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As they say in Ireland, thank God for small favors.