Michelle Obama was against running for president

Only gradually did she “reluctantly” decide not to stand in the way, said Barack Obama on the TV program “60 Minutes” broadcast on Sunday evening (local time). “And the fact that I won didn’t necessarily ease their frustration – because the price families pay for it is real.” That Michelle accepted and forgave him was an act of grace – “and I’m not sure that I deserve it.”

«A Promised Land»

In the first volume of his two-part memoir, “A Promised Land,” which will be released on Tuesday, Obama quoted his wife’s reaction to his plans: “I don’t want you to run for president. God, Barack, when will it be enough? ” He had only been elected to the US Senate a few years earlier. The Obamas served two terms in the White House after the 2008 election.

Barack Obama in an interview with “60 Minutes”:

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