Campaign Obama Reemerges As Former President Delivers Fiery Rebuke Of Trump

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Former US President Barack Obama has launched an unprecedented attack on his successor Donald Trump and his Republican party, condemning the use of fearmongering and bigotry as electoral devices.

Trump has urged his supporters to vote for Republican candidates to support his agenda, and in a speech in Montana on Thursday, he raised the specter of impeachment by Democrats to rally his base.

Former President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns in support of California congressional candidates, on September 8, 2018, in Anaheim, California. "And the fact is that, if we don't step up, things can get worse".

Trump appeared unshook by Obama's speech. "He's just capitalizing on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years, the fear and anger that's rooted in our past". It's one of the main reasons the Tea Party movement was born and why Republicans retook the House in historic action in 2010. "All we need are decent, honest, hard-working people who are accountable and who have America's best interests at heart". "The other day when they carried a Barack Obama speech live for the first time in six years start to finish, I guarantee you it was driving Donald Trump out of his damn mind".

"I'm sorry, I watched it, but I fell asleep", Mr Trump said at a campaign appearance in Fargo, North Dakota.

"You happen to be coming of age", Obama told students at the University of IL at Urbana Champaign.

Obama issued a scorching critique of President Donald Trump on Friday in a speech at the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign. "Isn't this much more exciting than listening to President Obama speak?" he asked the crowd. "President Trump opens the jar, and he said, I loosened it for you", said Mr. McCarthy on Fox Business Network's "Sunday Morning Futures".

Obama acknowledged positive things had emerged from what he deemed the current "political darkness", like the activism of the students from Parkland High School, the surge of female candidates and the Me Too movement.

Next week, he plans to campaign in Ohio for Richard Cordray, the Democratic nominee for governor, and Ohio Democrats.

UPDATE: 2:47 P.M.: This article was updated with a statement from the Republican National Committee. They are targeting several congressional districts.

"They are not doing us a service by actively promoting 90 percent of the insane stuff that is coming out of this White House and then saying, 'Don't worry. Suddenly deficits do not matter", Obama said. And that is it.

Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday told attendees at a Democratic rally that the United States government "is a government for everybody".