Obama: No, Michelle’s Not Running for President, ‘But She Is Out There Telling You to Vote’

During his rally in Nevada today, former President Barack Obama took a moment to acknowledge an undercurrent of enthusiasm for a potential 2020 challenger to President Donald Trump.

Obama repeatedly emphasized the need for people––especially young people––to get out and vote in the midterms, saying it will be the best chance they have to send a message about the craziness of the last two years.

He said people come up to him asking him “What are we going to do?” and some even ask, “What about Michelle?”

After cheering from the audience, Obama said, “Michelle––she’s not running for President. But she is out there telling you to vote. Because the antidote to government but the powerful few is government by the organized, energized many.”

The former first lady has said in the past she has basically zero interest in running.

Watch above, via C-SPAN.

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