Obama demands return to 'sanity' in politics in second swipe at Trump

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In response, Obama urged unity.

"It's a consequential moment in our history", Obama said.

"I think we've gotten to a point where we just are completely unable to support the president, no matter who the president is", former New York Governor David Paterson told radio host John Catsimatidis on AM 970 in New York. "Other voices (will) fill the void". "In two months, we have the chance to restore some sanity to our politics. We have the chance the flip the House of Representatives and make sure there are real checks in Washington!".

In a speech Friday at the University of Illinois, Obama went on the attack for the main time against Trump straight away.

"Obama should look at himself and what he got wrong, rather than put all the blame on Trump".

One of the country's best decision battlegrounds just pulled in the Democrats' greatest star, previous President Barack Obama. And we sure as heck are supposed to stand up clearly and unequivocally to Nazi sympathizers.

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It was clear in the audience, however, that most attendees believed Trump was the biggest threat.

He went on to attack the administration's repeal of climate change legislation, saying: "They've made it so that the only nation on earth to pull out of the global climate agreement, it's not North Korea, it's not Syria, it's not Russian Federation or Saudi Arabia".

Obama's remarks to an auditorium of college students in IL - the state he represented before he won the White House - marked the opening salvo in a series of campaign stops aimed at boosting fellow Democrats in November's midterm elections, when voters will elect much of Congress and 36 state governorships. "That unfortunately has been a spiral that we have been on for the last couple of years". And who say to themselves.

"You happen to be coming of age amid backlash to progress", Obama told the students.

Obama avoided direct jabs at Donald Trump, sidestepping mentioning the president by name.

On Saturday, Obama offered what he said was an antidote to political despair - voting. "A fear, an anger that is rooted in our past but is also borne in our enormous upheavals that have taken place in your brief lifetimes". "It works for me", Whitaker said. Pirro said. "How dare you!"

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Shortly afterward, his two friends were also removed. "I knew I was getting removed because I wasn't enthusiastic enough". Linfesty said he disagreed with "plenty" of what the president said but wasn't against all of it.

Obama gave shout-outs to seven Democratic candidates in competitive House districts across California that are considered crucial to the party's efforts to oust Republicans from control. "I'm sorry, I watched it, but I fell asleep", Trump stated at a campaign appearance in Fargo, North Dakota.

Trump fired back by pointing at the country's 4.2 percent growth rate for the second quarter - accusing Obama of "trying to take credit for this incredible thing that's happening".

Since leaving office, the 44th U.S. president has pointedly avoided direct criticism of his successor, making a calculated effort not to utter Trump's name. "And I'm happy he wants to do it again".

Former US President Barack Obama participates in a political rally for California Democratic candidates during a event in Anaheim, California, US Saturday.

Cox, Democrats' nominee in CA-21, said that optimism was misplaced, and action necessary.

"It did not start with Donald Trump", Obama said in his first direct criticism of the incumbent United States leader since he took power after the November 2016 election. "Barack Obama wasn't ready for America", said Bongino.

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