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01st Oct 2020

“Turn those feelings into action” Michelle Obama shares plea following first US Presidential debate

Jade Hayden

“I feel you.”

Michelle Obama has shared an impassioned plea to her followers following the first US presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

The former First Lady took to Instagram to ask that those who were frustrated by the debate and their current president to register to vote and “turn those feelings into action.”

Obama, who is long-time friends with Biden, asked her followers to vote for the Democratic candidate in November, and to encourage everyone they know to do the same.

“If you were turned off by the President’s behavior last night, I feel you. Believe me, I do,” she wrote on Instagram.

“But we can’t let him win by tuning out altogether. That’s what he wants. So turn those feelings into action—turn them into votes for my friend, Joe Biden.”

The first presidential debate between Trump and Biden took place earlier this week and was comprised of 90 minutes of arguments, misinformation, and Trump’s refusal to condemn the far-right neo-fascist group, the Proud Boys.

“It’s the only way we can get out of this chaos and restore some stability to this country,” Michelle continued.

“You can start by reaching out to everyone you know. Make sure they’re registered. Make sure they know how and when they’re going to vote.

“And then follow up with them, every day, to make sure they cast their ballot. Because in this election, we’ve got to vote for Joe in numbers that cannot be denied.”

The US Presidential election takes place in little over a month, on November 3.