Barack Obama says family helped 'ground' him during presidency

Clay Curtis
November 23, 2020

No time was wasted making a joke out of Trump.

The 59-year-old came into the frame holding a copy of his book while wearing a dark suit with a crisp white shirt and no tie. Obama, who is now featured on the cover of InStyle magazine, replied to the comments in a joking manner.

Later in the interview, Kimmel addressed Trump's refusal to concede, and asked Obama if he congratulated Sen.

Once in the White House, he sensed an "undercurrent of tension in her, subtle but constant" and a "loneliness" so worrisome that he recalls in his new - and already bestselling - memoir how it could keep him awake.

"During the time we were there, Michelle felt this underlying tension", he explains.

"It was like a big exhale right after we left office", he shares.

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Kimmel said to the former president: "You know the White House well. George W. Bush, he and I That actually helped us be able to get a head start on trying to stem what could have been a great depression instead of a great recession".

"Part of the reason I ended the book on the bin Laden raid was, it was also at the time when Donald Trump was floating the whole birther conspiracy. I'm dealing with a guy who's saying that I wasn't born where I was born, at the same time".

In October, Trump retweeted a Twitter post alleged bin Laden might still be alive, and "Biden and Obama may have had Seal Team 6 killed".

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama joined her husband in urging Trump to facilitate a smooth transition of power to Biden, the projected president-elect. "They reflect the widespread excitement that readers have for President Obama's highly anticipated and extraordinarily written book", Drake said.

The future president confessed that he would read German socialist Karl Marx and German-American philosopher Herbert Marcuse, in attempts to make a favorable impression on women living on campus.

The publisher also said that it represented "the largest first-day sales total for any book ever published" by the company.

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