BARACK OBAMA: I don't think there's a basis for striking it down.
But first I just want to ask you, what was the one word that would best describe how you felt when it was announced that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris could be the next president and vice president of the United States?
Barack Obama's 768 page tome tracks his life from childhood through to Harvard Law School, his time as a community organizer, career in law, term in the Senate and two terms in the White House. Miss Marian Robinson, she kind of kept things going.
At some point in the book, Barack details how senior advisor, David Axelrod, showed him a poll that proved people wanted Donald Trump to be the president after he, absurdly enough, insisted that Barack Obama had falsified his Hawaiian birth certificate.More news: Harvey Weinstein being treated for fever in jail, according to his representatives
Michelle Obama recently recalled Barack Obama's presidential transition into Donald Trump's presidency, and took a dig at current President Trump for attempting to change the results of the 2020 USA election.
She continued: "The American people had spoken".
According to Michelle, the then-president-elect (Trump) had "spread racist lies" about her husband Obama whose eight-years term at the helm of the U.S. had just ended.
"The fact that she put up with it and forgave me was an act of grace that I am grateful for", Obama had said.
In an Instagram post, Mrs Obama said the love of country required everyone to respect election results even when unfavourable. But I knew, for the sake of the country, that I had to find strength and maturity to put all my anger aside, ' she wrote in part.More news: Clark Rises To 4th Highest Ranking Member Of U.S. House Leadership
Obama said she addressed Trump's inquiries concerning "the elevated investigation that accompanies being a first woman to what exactly it resembles to bring kids up in the White House".
"The conspiracy theories put our country's health and security in danger", Michelle said in reference to Trump's denial of Biden's victory.
She noted, "I knew in my heart it was the right thing to do - because our democracy is so much bigger than anybody's ego".
She ended her post by calling on on all Americans, regardless of party - especially our nation's leaders - to honor the electoral process and do their part to encourage a smooth transition of power, "just as sitting presidents have done throughout our history".More news: The inflation rate in Great Britain rises to 0.7%.