"But voters make those decisions". But, Obama told Roberts, that all of that was secondary once the voters had spoken.
Noting how Trump's inauguration lacked the "vibrant diversity" of her husbands', Obama felt no reason to be happy - so she didn't even pretend to put on her signature smile.
"And, that's what I've come to. But I needed to figure out how to build my life in a way that works for me". "Decline can be a hard thing to measure, especially when you're in the midst of it", she writes, via The Chicago Times. "There was no time to hurt in that role".
Mr Trump responded to the criticism, accusing Ms Obama of trying to drive book sales with "controversy".
However, it was during Donald Trump's campaign for the presidency in which she writes truthfully about her anger toward her husband's successor.
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"What if someone with an unstable mind loaded a gun and drove to Washington?" she says in audio of the book. "What if that person went looking for our girls?" What clicked in me was that I need support and I need some from him.
"Well, I'll give you a little controversy back: I'll never forgive [President Obama] for what he did to our United States military", Trump blasted.
"That's one of the reasons why I think it's important to talk to young mothers about the fact that miscarriages happen and the biological clock is real because egg production is limited - I realized that as I was 34 and 35, and we had to do IVF", the Harvard Law School graduate said. By not funding it properly it was depleted, it was old and exhausted and I had to fix it.
This is an unusual situation. How she met her husband and how she coped up being one of America's first lady for years - something that is now written in books for a lifetime.
But Mr Obama was a conspicuous presence in the lead-up to last week's critical midterm elections.
'And we get help with our marriage when we need it'. "Just making stuff up", he told voters.
He also ridiculed the President's focus on a caravan of migrants heading towards the Mexican border.