Former first lady Michelle Obama on Sunday complained about the "chaos" and "nastiness" in the political climate under President Trump, urging a crowd of Democrats that it's up to them to change the course of the country by heading to the polls in November.
Former first lady Michelle Obama admitted she is exhausted of mean politics but has encouraged people to make their mark and vote in the upcoming midterms. "I am sick of all the chaos and the nastiness of our politics". 'It's exhausting and frankly depressing.
Still, the rallies are taking place in Nevada and Florida - two states that are tossup territory but that tend to see diminished Democratic participation in midterm elections.
"Here's what we have to do", she said over their chants. Rivkin and Moelis previously served in President Barack Obama's administration. "And when we don't vote, that's when we wind up with government of, by and for other people".
"But every couple years folks sat out and said 'well, I did my part, I voted once, I'm done, I'm out, '" she said.
Obama was speaking in Las Vegas at an event for When We All Vote, an organization committed to voter registration that she co-chairs. Obama has limited her political commitments for now to helping When We All Vote, which says it encourages participation regardless of political affiliation.
"I'm sure many of you out here have been experiencing, let's call it, "mild frustration",' he said about the 'very, very interesting time" in politics.
ABC's Grey's Anatomy actress Kelly McCreary and the network's Lana Parrilla from Once Upon a Time spoke.
The wedding photographer shared a stunning shot of the newly married couple on her Instagram page, but photos of FLOTUS at the event seem to be pretty scarce.