Michelle Obama: After the CNN Interview? Watch
Michelle Obama: Let's move past Wright, get back to issues
Politisite has obtained video of what happened following the CNN interview. Michelle Obama was visably angry during the wider interview some of which did not appear on CNN. She tells the interviewer, Suzanne Malveaux, that we have to get past this. America dosn't want to talk about this. Michelle Obama appeared with Caroline Kennedy on CNN. An inside look at what happened following the interview.
Michelle Obama said Wednesday that her husband's move to distance himself from his controversial former minister has been "painful," but that she's pleased with the way he's handled the situation.
Michelle Obama says her husband's campaign should be about issues, not the Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
"I was proud of the statement he made yesterday," she said in an interview with CNN's Suzanne Malveaux. "It was a tough thing for him to do -- it's a painful situation to be in."
On Tuesday, Obama said he was "outraged" by comments the Rev. Jeremiah Wright made to the National Press Club in Washington on Monday. The candidate said he was "saddened by the spectacle" of what Wright said.
He said Wright, who officiated his wedding and baptized his children, seemed "not the person I met 20 years ago."