Allyson Chiu, The Washington Post Published 6:20 am PDT, Friday, April 26, 2019 WASHINGTON - In President Donald Trump's world, people may come and go, but nicknames are forever. Whether they are "Crooked," "Crazy," "Lyin' " or "Little," it appears that Trump has made it his personal mission to saddle his numerous rivals over the years with unflattering monikers, seizing any opportunity to deploy the epithets to the masses. On Thursday, however, Trump found himself in a rather unusual position in his war of words - receiving a nickname. In a series of early-morning tweets, prolific Trump critic George Conway, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, once again raged against the president. But instead of using Trump's name, Conway repeatedly called him "Deranged Donald," seemingly irked by a Washington Post story about the president promoting a widely debunked accusation that the United Kingdom helped the Obama administration spy on his 2016 campaign. Conway … [Read more...] about Conway slammed Trump as ‘Deranged Donald,’ and a new nickname was born
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Michelle Obama, former First Lady and now best-selling author, will bring her book tour to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul at 8 p.m. March 13. Obama will talk about her memoir, “Becoming,” the best-selling book of the year with 2 million copies sold in the U.S. and Canada across all formats since it was published in November. It is in its 6th printing with 3.4 million copies in print. It’s a testament to Obama’s popularity that she has filled stadiums and other huge venues at 12 previous events in 10 cities. Her evening is titled “Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama.” The announcement from the X did not indicate with whom she will talk during her St. Paul appearance. (The X can be configured to hold 20,000 people.) Obama, writing in an easy across-the-kitchen-table style, discusses in her book growing up on Chicago’s South Side in a loving extended family, building her life step-by-careful step as she earned a law … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama coming to St. Paul as part of ‘Becoming’ book tour
opinion Bankole Thompson Published 10:30 PM EST Dec 9, 2018 No one is born a failure. No one is born extraordinary. We are each endowed with gifts and hidden talents waiting to be fully discovered and applied. Our greatness in life depends on our ability to withstand adversity and to rise above the limitations placed upon us sometimes by structures and forces designed to do just that. In essence, we are each a success story waiting to happen. We are a book waiting to be written someday with unforgettable lessons for succeeding generations. That is the message conveyed in former first lady Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” about her own life growing up and eight years spent at the White House, which has captured the attention of the nation in a powerful way. Obama will be discussing her book Tuesday at Little Caesars Arena. The book written like the manifesto of a woman who has become a symbol of inspiration for little girls around the world, is also a therapy … [Read more...] about Opinion: Michelle Obama shows us success is possible
By Cicero Estrella | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: December 4, 2018 at 3:33 pm | UPDATED: December 4, 2018 at 10:40 pm Michelle and Barack Obama and Great Britain’s royal family have built a strong friendship over the years. So it was probably no surprise that the former First Lady would have a sit-down with the newest royal family member, Duchess Meghan Markle. The former American actress and expectant mother was in attendance at Obama’s London stop for the book tour of her best-selling memoir, “Becoming,” and the two influential women met privately afterwards, according to the Evening Standard. “They spoke at length about the importance of supporting and empowering women across all cultures and communities,” a source told the publication. “They also talked about shared experiences of pregnancy and raising children, plus shared causes including girls’ education.” Actually, Obama had given a good idea about … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama, Meghan Markle meet for first time — what did the former FLOTUS and duchess discuss?
By Connie Schultz, Washington Post Published 2:48 pm CST, Friday, November 16, 2018 Former first lady Michelle Obama kicks off her “Becoming” book tour with a signing at the Seminary Co-op bookstore on November 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Former first lady Michelle Obama kicks off her “Becoming” book tour with a signing at the Seminary Co-op bookstore on November 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: T, Staff / Getty Images Photo: T, Staff / Getty Images Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Former first lady Michelle Obama kicks off her “Becoming” book tour with a signing at the Seminary Co-op bookstore on November 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Former first lady Michelle Obama kicks off her “Becoming” book tour with a … [Read more...] about Review: Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ is a political spouse’s memoir like no other