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Obama: ‘I Can Promise You’ Michelle Won’t Run for Office


President Obama presumed to make a promise on his wife’s behalf Friday, assuring the American public of one thing: Michelle Obama will not run for president.

Appearing on Live! with Kelly and Michael, the president explained that he would presume the first lady was not behaving normally if she ever expressed an interest in running for office.

“I would say, ‘Where did you take my wife?’” he said. “I would be sure there had been an alien body-snatching going on.”

“One thing I can promise you is Michelle will not run for office,” the president added.

Under U.S. law, the choice to run or not to run is in fact Michelle Obama’s to make, not Barack Obama’s.


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