One of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s top post-inaugural priorities is to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court created by the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Earlier today, Mr. Trump confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama is on his short list of possible nominees.
“Mrs. Obama is very, very qualified to serve on the United States Supreme Court,” Trump said. “I like her a lot. Melania and the First Lady really hit it off. They like each other. It was wonderful watching them cackling away as excited women tend to do.”
“We’ve confirmed that Michelle’s birth certificate clearly indicates she was born in the United States, which I think is important,” Trump continued. “She’s a very good woman.”
Sources indicate that Trump’s post-election White House visit had a positive impact on his opinions of the Obamas.
“They’re nice people, those Obamas,” Trump said. “While I am committed to taking much fewer vacations than the Obamas enjoyed over the past eight years, I look forward to a round or two of golf with Barrack. He’s a great guy.”
Melania Trump expressed similar sentiments.
“For the first time in my adult lifetime, I’m really proud of the Obamas,” Mrs. Trump said. “Not just because Donald has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change, including the Obamas.”
Mr. Trump said that Mrs. Obama’s youth and vitality will inject life and excitement into the Supreme Court.
“I think the court is kind of dismal, almost like a hospital waiting room,” Trump said. “They’re pretty much a negative bunch and I don’t like negative. I believe we can count on Michelle to go high when those other ones go low.”
“Add to that she’s a sharp looking gal,” Trump continued. “She’s got great triceps and there’s no question she will fill out her judicial robes very nicely. Contrast that to Ruth Bader Ginsburg and those other two gals, and I think you’ll get my point.”
The Office of the First Lady did not return our calls by press time.