Will the Obamas be apart for Valentine's — again?
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There’s a chance President Obama and Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaJill Biden, Kate Middleton to meet this week Jill Biden to focus on military families on foreign trip Book claims Trump believed Democrats would replace Biden with Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama in 2020 election MORE could spend a second consecutive Valentine’s Day apart.


The commander in chief departed the White House on Thursday and headed to San Francisco for a speech on cybersecurity at Stanford University on Friday. Obama is scheduled to be in Palm Springs, Calif., on Saturday — which is Feb. 14.

There’s no indication that the first lady will join him for the Valentine’s Day part of the trip.

It wouldn’t be the first time the Obamas — who have been married 22 years — spent the romance-themed holiday apart. Last year, Obama addressed House Democrats on Maryland’s Eastern Shore on Feb. 14, before meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah II in California.

In perhaps an attempt at a pre-celebration that year, the president and his wife were eyed at a Mexican restaurant just days before their long-distance Valentine’s Day, with Michelle Obama later tweeting:



In an interview earlier this week, “Today’s” Jenna Bush Hager asked Michelle Obama what she would include in a Valentine’s Day love note to her husband.

“I constantly think of how proud I am of him,” Obama replied. “That he’s able to carry the weight of the world but still find time to be my husband and the father of my kids.”