American history and the character that he believes made this nation strong. There is sure to be particular attention on the meeting between Obama and Trump and the words of the current president, who will hand over power on Jan. Obama, who has already issued a list of 81 endorsements, is expected to issue a second round of them ahead of the midterms. "A story of progress.". And each time there is progress, someone incites backlash to stymie it, he said. "He is a symptom, not the cause." "He's just capitalizing on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years Obama said, claiming. Ordinary people, Obama said, fought, marched and voted for equality, rather than being "bystanders" to history. I am asking you to hold fast to that faith written into our founding documents; that idea whispered by slaves and abolitionists; that spirit sung by immigrants and homesteaders and those who marched for justice; that creed reaffirmed by those who planted flags from foreign.
There is sure to be particular attention on the meeting between. Obama and Trump and the words of the current president, who will hand over power on Jan. In a kickoff to the fall campaign season, former President. Barack Obama gave a stinging criticism of the Trump administration and appealed to Democrats to become engaged politically. Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and their daughter Malia acknowledge the crowd after President.
I'm being serious here. Trump capitalized on a fear and anger that is rooted in the nation's past but also rooted in upheavals in the nation in recent years. Obama: 'yes we did obama calls on citizens to have faith in the country. He simply says the word Michelle, and the crowd erupts and gives the first lady a standing ovation. The Republican National Committee, responding to Obama's speech, said voters will reject Obama's strategy in 2018. Obama, who received the Paul. He said that the president capitalized on upheaval in the country and resentment, and reserved his harshest words for congressional Republicans, whom he said were "abdicating their responsibilities" when they failed to check the president. The consequences of any of us sitting on the sidelines are more dire.". I reject discrimination against Muslim Americans, says Obama, to thunderous applause and cheers. 2554 Patients Right to Know Drug Prices Act. After Trump beat Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in an upset result on Tuesday, Obama called the Republican to congratulate him on his victory and welcome him for a meeting at the White House on Thursday.
Obama delivered a farewell address at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
Barack Obama s final speech as potus airs live on the major networks and CNN, along with livestreaming on the White House s Facebook and pages.
Obama s entire speech at the DNC in Philadelphia.