First lady Michelle Obama tweeted on Tuesday afternoon that her Twitter account will see fewer updates due to the government shutdown.
Due to Congress’s failure to pass legislation to fund the government, updates to this account will be limited. #Shutdown
— First Lady- Archived (@FLOTUS44) October 1, 2013
In 2009, FactCheck.org found that the first lady had a staff of 24 people. It is unclear whether any of the first lady’s staff have been furloughed as a result of the government shutdown.