Michelle Obama finally responds to whether she'd run for US president
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Michelle Obama has finally responded to the question of whether she'd run for US president.
It was confirmed this week that Donald Trump was throwing his hat in the ring once again to be the next leader of the free world.
The surprise announcement was made by the 76-year-old's long-term advisor Jason Miller, who dropped the news on a podcast.
And in recent weeks, the former president has hinted at potentially running for the White House for a third time.
Speaking on the 'War Room' podcast, Miller said: "President Trump is going to announce on Tuesday that he is running for president."
Adding: "It’s gonna be a very professional, very buttoned-up announcement."
And true to his word, Trump quickly confirmed the rumours, saying: "We've always known this was not the end, it was only the beginning to rescue the American dream.
"In order to make America great and glorious again I am tonight announcing my candidacy for President of the United States."
But now that that's near enough nailed on, the attention this week turned to the former First Lady, and whether or not she had any real hopes or plans of becoming the next POTUS.
And it looks like we have our answer.
During an appearance on BBC Breakfast, the 58-year-old was asked about the most annoying question she is always asked.
To which she replied: "'Are you going to run for president?'"
Obviously, the interviewer, Naga Munchetty, then asked: "Answer?"
"I detest it," replied Obama. "No, I am not going to run."
So I guess that's that settled then.
When asked for her thoughts on Biden's administration by ABC News, she said that she backed him.
"He's doing a great job," she said.
However, when it came to the question of whether or not she would be endorsing a second term, she wasn't so sure.
She said: "You know, I will have to see. It’s a personal decision that he and his family have to make.
"Probably, if I hadn’t been through it, I would feel more cavalier about opining on it. But I know it’s a personal call and I don’t want to be one of the millions of people weighing in on what he should do, he and Jill should do."