Michele Bachmann becomes Swiss citizen

Michele Bachmann becomes Swiss citizen

Fond of saying she’s proud to be American, former presidential contender Michele Bachmann also frequently has spoken of her family’s Norwegian ancestry.

Now the Republican lawmaker is touting new-found ties to Switzerland, after being granted dual citizenship, US media reported Wednesday.

The lawmaker from Minnesota, 55, who currently is running for reelection to the House of Representatives, reportedly in just the past several weeks went through the application process for Swiss citizenship, along with some other members of her family.

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