As president, Biden will ‘trust science’: Michelle Obama

Former vice president Joe Biden will “tell the truth and trust science” if he is elected to the White House in November, former First Lady Michelle Obama said on Monday as Democrats kicked off their now-virtual convention.

With the Democratic party poised to officially anoint the 77-year-old Biden as its presidential candidate, President Donald Trump defied coronavirus concerns and staged competing events in Wisconsin and neighboring Minnesota.

Michelle Obama was given the primetime slot on the opening night of the Democratic convention, which was to have been held over four days in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but which is now taking place almost entirely online because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

In excerpts of her remarks released ahead of her taped speech, Michelle Obama said Biden was a “terrific vice president” during the eight years he served as her husband Barack Obama’s number two.

“I know Joe. He is a profoundly decent man

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Barack and Michelle Obama Are Total Parents in Heartwarming “Dear Class of 2020” Speech

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have inspired not only students, but everyone tuning into the “Dear Class of 2020” virtual graduation.

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, many high school and college students have had to adjust their graduation plans. But the former President and First Lady made YouTube’s live-streaming ceremony one to remember.

On Sunday, June 7, the Obamas gave people a sense of hope during their moving commencement speeches. The dynamic duo each shared individual messages, as well as one together, in order to encourage, empower and uplift those graduating this year.

“Hello everybody and congratulations to the class of 2020,” Barack began his joint speech with his wife in a pre-taped recording. 

“It’s a huge day for all of you,” Michelle said. “We couldn’t be more excited to be celebrating with you today… Now while you might not get the experience of sweating under your cap and

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