Obama: Sasha has say in 2016 move

After leaving the White House in 2016, President Obama’s future in Washington could depend largely on what his youngest daughter has to say.

During an interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters on Friday, Michelle and Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThe soft but unmatched power of US foreign exchange programs O.T. Fagbenle to play Barack Obama in Showtime anthology 'The First Lady' Obama says reparations 'justified' MORE said that Sasha, now 12 years old, will “have a big vote” on whether they stick around after the Obama presidency ends.


She will be a sophomore in high school in 2016 and her older sister, Malia, will be college-aged. The daughters attend the private Sidwell Friends School, where Chelsea Clinton was educated during the Clinton White House years.

The president said his family has “made a lot of sacrifices on behalf of my cockamamie ideas, the running for office and things,” but won't say for sure about a decision to leave.

If the Obamas made a residence in Washington after holding presidential office, they would be the first to do so since President Woodrow Wilson, according to ABC News.

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