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Michelle will never run for President – Barack Obama


We all know that there are various social media campaigns backing Michelle Obama for president in 2020, saying she would make a first female president.

Well, her husband has said she will never run for office.

In a recently released interview, Rolling Stone’s Jann Wenner asked President Obama about his wife possibly entering politics; Obama responded by saying,

“Michelle will never run for office. She is as talented a person as I know. You can see the incredible resonance she has with the American people. But I joke that she’s too sensible to want to be in politics.”

He gave a similar response on the radio show ‘Sway in the Morning’ last month, also adding,

“Michelle does not have the patience or the inclination to actually be a candidate herself. That’s one thing y’all can take to the bank.”

David Axelrod, Obama’s chief campaign strategist during both his presidential runs, also echoed that sentiment in October when he said about the first lady running for office,

“I would bet everything that I own against that prospect.”