Transcript for Trump responds to Michelle Obama's comments on why she will never forgive him
Donald Trump is responding to comments made by Michelle Obama, the former first lady explaining why she'll never forgive the president and now he's got something to say about it. Our motto is when they go low, we go high. Reporter: Michelle Obama opening up in her new book, "Becoming," talking about the toll elections took on her personally saying she will never forgive president trump for his birther comments about her husband. Why doesn't he show his birth certificate? Reporter: The so-called birther movement accusing then president Obama of lying about his United States citizenship becoming a key part of trump's early foray into politics but the former first lady confessing she worried that trump's campaign trail comments could endanger her family. What if someone with an unstable mind loaded a gun and drove to Washington? What if that person went looking for our girls? Donald Trump, with his loud and reckless innuendos, was putting my family's safety at risk. And for this, I'd never forgive him. Reporter: The president firing back first suggesting the former first lady's words were financialally motivated. Michelle Obama said that that. I haven't seen it. I guess she wrote a book. I guess she got paid a lot of money to write a book. Reporter: Then pivoting to her husband, former president Barack Obama. I'll give you a little controversy back. I'll never forgive him for what he did to our United States military by not funding it properly. Now Michelle Obama's publicity tour for "Becoming" begins Monday in Chicago. A lot of people talking about this. The exclusive sit-down with robin Roberts which you can see, it's a "20/20" special called "Becoming Michelle: A first lady's journey" with robin Roberts tomorrow at 9:00, 8:00 central right here on ABC.
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