Michelle Obama: Trump like living with divorced dad

Politics

Michelle Obama is comparing America to a broken family.

The former First Lady said life in the U.S. under President Donald Trump is like living with a divorced dad.

She quipped, “Sometimes you spend the weekend with divorced dad. That feels like fun but then you get sick. That is what America is going through,” Obama said.

Obama’s comments came during an interview with late-night host Stephen Colbert during an event in London.

Obama was promoting her new memoir, “Becoming.”

‘The Independent,’ who reported on Obama’s comments, said she made the remarks as a joke.

Obama also said America is facing an “uneasy path” but will come out “better and stronger.”

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