Watch Barack Obama Explicitly Call Out Donald Trump for the First Time in Fiery New Speech

Source: NBC

Barack Obama is back

We are two months away from the midterm elections. And President Barack Obama has returned to the spotlight. On Friday, September 7th, he delivered a fiery speech aimed at President Donald Trump and the Republican party at Illinois University.

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It is the first time the ex-president has called out Trump by his name. At one point he mentioned Trump’s poor reaction to the Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last year. Obama said: “How hard can that be? Saying that Nazis are bad.”

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Here are some highlights from the speech, which lasted a little over an hour:

Soon after, President Trump responded to Obama’s speech. Trump said he fell asleep watching it.

Watch Barack Obama’s entire speech below.

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