August 3, 2019
Former first lady Michelle Obama is once again dismissing calls for her to run for president, saying in a newly-released interview there is “zero chance” she will launch a bid for the highest office in the land.
In an interview with The National, Amtrak’s magazine, Obama was asked if she will seek the Oval Office amid calls from liberals urging her to run.
“Just between us, if you thought the country needed you and you thought you could really help our nation, is there even a one percent chance you’d consider running?” asked 12-year-old journalist Hilde Lysiak.
“Just between us, and the readers of this magazine — there’s zero chance,” the former first lady replied. “There are so many ways to improve this country and build a better world, and I keep doing plenty of them, from working with young people to helping families lead healthier lives. But sitting behind the desk in the Oval Office will never be one of them. It’s just not for me.”
Obama’s comments come as far-left filmmaker Michael Moore is begging her to jump into the crowded 2020 Democrat presidency primary field, calling her a “street fighter” who could “crush” President Donald Trump in a general election match-up.
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