On Take Your Kids to Work Day yesterday, Michelle Obama took questions from 170 children, ages 7 to 14.
On Take Your Kids to Work Day yesterday, Michelle Obama took questions from 170 children, ages 7 to 14. She later called the grilling her "first official press conference."
"They asked me a ton of questions," the first lady said, "and they were hard." So what did these intrepid, young reporters find out for us?
On her dream White House job: First lady. "I think I have the best job in the White House. I don't have to deal with the hard problems every day," she said. "Because I don't get paid, I get to do whatever I want."
The worst part of the White House: Running on the treadmill every morning.
On breaking the rules: "Every now and then I have this thing that I like to do with some of my staff members," she admitted, "we sneak out, without telling anybody, and we go and test out all the fun places to eat in DC. I went to Five Guys [the burger chain] and nobody knew it." An aid later amended that this didn't mean she went without the Secret Service. Too bad!
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