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Michelle Obama opens up about her ‘uncontrollable sobbing’ on day of Trump’s inauguration

Posted on AllSides March 7th, 2023
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Michelle Obama broke down shortly after leaving then-President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the former first lady candidly shared in a new podcast, as the emotions of leaving their family’s home after eight years and resentment over Trump taking office overwhelmed her.

“When those doors shut, I cried for 30 minutes straight, uncontrollable sobbing, because that’s how much we were holding it together for eight years,” Obama said, referring to her final trip aboard the presidential airplane.

The fresh revelation of Obama’s experience came in a clip of her “The Light Podcast,” which...

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