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Michelle Obama fights GOP on school lunch rules

First lady Michelle Obama.

First lady Michelle Obama.

 

Michelle Obama, first lady of the US, is usually apolitical. But she has come out fighting against a GOP House effort to weaken part of her anti-childhood obesity campaign.

After a White House event that featured elementary students preparing and eating a lunch using vegetables from the White House garden, she stated, “I’m going to fight until the bitter end to make sure that every kid in this country continues to have the best nutrition that they can have in our schools” . . .

Click here to read about Michelle Obama’s battle against the GOP.

Michelle Obama heckled at DNC fundraiser

 Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, 2013. (Image: Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)


Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, 2013. (Image: Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)

 

A woman heckled Michelle Obama at a Democratic National Convention fundraiser Tuesday evening saying President Barack Obama should issue an executive order banning anti-gay discrimination against federal contractors.

The first lady left the podium and responded directly to the protester, “One of the things I don’t do well is this. Listen to me or you can take the mic, but I’m leaving. Then Mrs. Obama said to the crowd, “You all decide. You have one choice.” . . .

Read about Mrs. Obama’s handling of a heckler at a Democratic fundraiser.