- The former first lady of the US, Michelle Obama, has voiced her feelings over President Donald Trump's alleged birther conspiracy
- Michelle said that she will not forgive Trump for claiming that former president Obama is a non-native of America
- The former first lady in her new book titled Becoming said that Trump's claim put her entire family in serious danger
Michelle Obama, the former first lady of the United States, has said that she can never forgive President Donald Trump for spreading rumors that her husband was not born in America.
In her new memoir, titled Becoming, Obama dismissed the so-called "birther" conspiracy, describing it as concealed racism, Fox News reports.
An excerpt in the book read: “The whole thing was crazy and mean-spirited, of course, its underlying bigotry and xenophobia hardly concealed. But it was also dangerous, deliberately meant to stir up the wingnuts and kooks.
Stressing that Trump's moves put her entire family in serious danger, Michelle said: “What if someone with an unstable mind loaded a gun and drove to Washington?
"What if that person went looking for our girls? Donald Trump, with his loud and reckless innuendos, was putting my family’s safety at risk. And for this I’d never forgive him.”
The book is said to be a biography which x-rays her feelings on the controversial US president and the 2016 presidential election. She stated that she reacted in shock the night she learned Trump would replace her husband in the Oval Office and tried to "block it all out,"
She criticizes Trump for the 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape, interpreting his comments to mean: “I can hurt you and get away with it.”
She also criticised Trump’s body language during a 2016 presidential debate with Hillary Clinton, which she says amounted to stalking. She says Trump followed Clinton around the stage, stood too close to her and tried to diminish her presence. The release of her book will precede a 10-city book tour, starting in her hometown of Chicago.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Trump said members of the US military sent to the southern border to keep out thousands in a migrant caravan would "fight back" if immigrants throw stones. He and suggested soldiers might open fire on the group, claiming there was "not much difference" between a stone or gun.
Trump, from his White House office on Thursday, October 1, said that his government was preparing to reform the nation's asylum practices and took on the thousands of migrants fleeing the dangers in central America, heading toward the US.
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