Here's Why Michelle Obama Refuses to Publicly Endorse Joe Biden

Here's Why Michelle Obama Refuses to Publicly Endorse Joe Biden

Michelle Obama, who has been largely absent from Joe Biden's campaign, will be at odds with the current Democratic president's family, two sources said. Axios.

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The former US first lady is reportedly frustrated with the Biden family's treatment of her close friend Kathleen Boehly, who is also the ex-wife of the president's son, Hunter Biden.

Michelle and Kathleen became good friends during Barack Obama's presidency. They trained together regularly and often ran into each other at the White House.

Buhle and Hunter divorced in 2017, and details of their difficult split resurfaced when she testified at the trial of her ex-husband, who was convicted of illegal possession of a firearm, earlier this month.

However, during the trial, Biden family members blamed Hunter's ex-wife for some of the alleged actions against the latter.

Michelle Obama then allegedly privately claimed that the Biden family had wronged her friend, who had to live with Hunter Biden's problems of consumption and infidelity.

According to people close to the Biden and Obama families, the former first lady was actually reluctant to support Joe Biden during his 2020 presidential campaign. She ended up doing so under pressure from the Democratic Party.

Representatives of the current US President confirm that the ties between the two families are still very strong.

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The two sources who spoke Axios However, they confirm that the relationship between the two clans has deteriorated since 2015, when Joe Biden considered launching the race for the presidency, an option that Barack Obama rejected.

Today, Barack Obama has been seen at several fundraisers for Joe Biden's campaign, but he has never been accompanied by his wife.

A representative for Michelle Obama said she remains friends with Kathleen Boehly and the Biden family, adding that the former first lady supported Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' campaigns.

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