Obama: 'Sasha Will Have A Big Say In Where We Are' After Leaving The White House

Obama Gives Hint On Post-Presidency Plans

President Barack Obama said his daughter Sasha will have a big say on where the family lives after leaving the White House in 2016.

Sasha, the president's youngest daughter, will be a sophomore in high school in 2016. Obama said the family would take her education into account before deciding whether to stay in Washington, D.C. or move back to Chicago, where they previously lived.

"You know we gotta make sure that she's doing well... until she goes off to college,” Obama told ABC's Barbara Walters. “Sasha will have a big say in where we are.”

The president and First Lady Michelle Obama sat down with Walters for an interview airing Friday on "20/20." In their first joint interview this year, the couple opened up about life in the White House, including the security provided by the Secret Service 50 years after President John F. Kennedy's death.

"It's not something I think about," Obama said when asked about his personal safety. "Mainly because we have a Secret Service that does an outstanding job every single day. And, obviously, tragedy reshaped the Secret Service in many ways, but they do an outstanding job and it's thankfully not something I spend a lot of time worrying about."

See a clip of the Obamas' interview with Walters above.

(h/t TPM)

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