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.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.