Counts two and three (the only one in which a verdict was reached) related to the monies bunny Mellon gave in 2007 and 2008.
Michelle gives a tip of the hat to the Kennedy-era gardening of famed heiress Rachel "bunny" Mellon.
In fact, in the section of the bunny application that asks “What is your favorite type of music?”
1680s, diminutive of Scottish dialectal bun, pet name for "rabbit," previously (1580s) for "squirrel," and also a term of endearment for a young attractive woman or child (c.1600). Ultimately it could be from Scottish bun "tail of a hare" (1530s), or from French bon, or from a Scandinavian source. The Playboy Club hostess sense is from 1960. The Bunny Hug (1912), along with the foxtrot and the Wilson glide, were among the popular/scandalous dances of the ragtime era.