Bachmann, wearing a sleeveless yellow sundress, was joined on stage by her husband Marcus, who was wearing a black suit and matching yellow tie. The Flight Deck, owned by a Republican city councilman from Lexington, is a regular stop on the presidential campaign trail for GOP candidates.
During her remarks, Bachmann associated herself with the “three-legged stool” of conservatism — saying she was in line with GOP and tea party voters on fiscal, social and national security issues. She hit Obama on the economy, the health care law, Israel and the federal policy outlawing certain light bulbs, among other subjects.
“When Michele Bachmann is in the White House, we’re going to be banning teleprompters,” the Congresswoman said, repeating a dig Republicans usually direct at Obama.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.