Obama: President Donald Trump Would Uproot Michelle Obama’s Garden

Michelle Obama participates in a White House Kitchen Garden harvest June 6, 2016 at the White House in Washington, DC.
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President Barack Obama warns voters that Donald Trump would dig up his wife’s garden at the White House if he is elected president.

“I guarantee you he’ll dig up Michelle’s garden,” he said, during an interview with the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Obama listed a number of things that Trump would do to reverse the accomplishments of his presidency.

“That’s messed up,” the host replied.

“You think I’m joking?” Obama said, pointing out that Republicans would likely reverse Michelle Obama’s new government regulations on school lunches as well.

Obama said that early voting data showed that Clinton was not getting the same support that he got in 2012.

“I’ll be honest with you … the African-American vote right is not as solid as it needs to be,” he said.

He explained that his presidential legacy was dependent on being able to “pass the baton” to Hillary Clinton.

“If we let this thing slip, and I’ve got a situation where my last two months in office are preparing for a transition to Donald Trump? … If I’ve got to look at that for last two months because folks stayed home?” he asked. “Even going on the Tom Joyner cruise won’t help me then … I might jump off.”


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