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Bachmann Talks 2012 Run, 'Social Engineering,' & Bypasses Obama Citizenship

"I'm not there yet."

Rep. Michele Bachmann may have not been willing to declare her presidential candidacy this morning, but she was willing to attack Michelle Obama's new breastfeeding campaign as "social engineering."

The darling of the tea party in Congress told ABC's "Good Morning America" Thursday it's too early to say what move she'll make regarding a 2012 presidential run, saying "I'm not there yet" and she wants to help "set the table" for debate in the 2012 White House sweepstakes.

But the Minnesota Republican did say she feels she has standing to talk to voters in Iowa, New Hampshire and other early primary states because she's been "on the front lines" of policy debates.

Asked if she planned to seek the GOP presidential nomination, Bachmann said "I haven't made a decision yet." She said she wants to make sure that voters are heard on leading issues like taxes, spending and the federal debt.

But uncertainty about her presidential plans didn't stop her from stumping, albeit slightly, about foreign policy and the tax code. It was the latter issue she said that has turned into "social engineering," referring specifically to Michelle Obama's new breastfeeding campaign and tax breaks that are now available for nursing supplies.

She also tip-toed around a question about whether she thinks Obama is a Christian and a U.S. Citizen. Instead of answering the question directly, she said we should trust what he says about those issues.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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