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Cheney trust fund

Michelle Obama said the cost of college has become too high.

"We just paid off our educational debt three years ago," Obama said. "I'm still waiting for Barack's trust fund."

She joked that she thought that maybe he had one since it was recently revealed that he is a distant cousin to Vice President Dick Cheney.

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