Michelle Obama refuses to say if she wants Biden to run for re-election [VIDÉO].
Published on 15.11.2022
The former “first lady” Michelle Obama took part in an interview aired Sunday on ABC with Robin Roberts. During the interview, Mrs. Obama has praised Joe Biden and the job he has done as president, but when asked if she hopes Biden will run again in 2024, she could not offer an answer.
In an ABC News 20/20 special, Robin Roberts spoke with Mrs. Obama about her recent return to the White House for the unveiling of her and her husband’s portraits. Roberts then addressed the issue of President Biden, saying, “President Biden is a good friend of yours. How do you think he’s doing as president? »
“I think he’s doing a great job,” Obama replied. “It’s hard work and it’s – the thing about being president, it’s probably the only job where not many people know what it’s like to do it, but everyone thinks they know. how to do it. Everyone is a tail driver when it comes to being Commander-in-Chief of the most powerful nation in the world. »
“But it’s hard work and I think he’s doing the best he can under difficult circumstances,” she added.
Roberts then asked another question, seeming to catch Obama off guard. She asked, “Do you expect President Biden to run again in 2024? “.
Obama paused for a long time, then said, “I’ll have to see.”
She then adjusted her answer to make it sound like her hesitation stemmed from wanting to allow Biden and his family to make the decision without further pressure, rather than just thinking he’s not fit to make the move. work for another four years.
She said: “The reason I’m not commenting on this is because I know how it feels on the other side, and I think it’s a personal decision for him and his family to make. »
“Probably if I hadn’t been through this I would feel more cavalier about giving my opinion on the matter, but I know it’s a personal decision, and I don’t want to be one of the millions of people to weigh in on what he should do,” Obama added, successfully dodging the actual question.
Asked by @RobinRoberts if President Biden should run for re-election in 2024, former ‘first lady’ Michelle Obama replied that she is not commenting on that because she knows ‘what what it’s like to be on the other side. #MichelleObama
According to recent polls, more than half of Democrats believe Biden should not run in 2024.