This evening, we got an email from President Barack Obama with the subject line “Marriage” that starts with:
“Today, I was asked a direct question and gave a direct answer:
I believe that same-sex couples should be allowed to marry.”
The email includes a link to the Obama/Biden website, where his stance on same-sex marriage is front and center, along with a fundraising appeal, video from today’s interview, and the entirety of that email message. According to Lawrence O’Donnell, speaking this evening on The Last Word, the Obama campaign raised $1 million in the 90 minutes after the ABC News interview with Robin Roberts aired.
The campaign continues to push out the President’s message on his Twitter feed, which has links to the email, a picture of the President with his now-historic words, and quotes from today’s interview.
The campaign is also getting a lot of help from celebs and other supporters, with famous folks like Adam Levine, Justin Timberlake, and Ricki Lake praising the President’s stance on Twitter. Ellen DeGeneres gave a preview of tomorrow’s show with the clip below.
You can watch the President’s interview with Robin Roberts on TVNewser.