“I can say with confidence there has never been a man or a woman – not me, not Bill, nobody — more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States of America,” he said.
“This is not your typical election,” Obama continued. “It’s not just a choice between parties or policies, the usual debates between left and right. This is a more fundamental choice – about who we are as a people, and whether we stay true to this great American experiment in self-government.”
“Donald Trump calls it ‘a divided crime scene’ that only he can fix,” Obama added. “He’s just offering slogans, and he’s offering fear. He’s betting that if he scares enough people, he might score just enough votes to win this election.”
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President Obama’s Full Speech at 2016 DNC
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The President of the United States helped his daughter celebrate her 18th birthday while singing “Happy Birthday” with Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monae on stage.
“And just because it’s a job of a father to embarrass his daughters, I’ve got one last job,” Obama said at the end of his speech. “It just so happens that we celebrate our country’s birthday on the same day that we celebrate my oldest daughter’s birthday.”
Watch the president lead the audience in song in the video below!
Lin-Manuel Miranda is front and center during Hamilton’s highly anticipated performance at the 2016 Tony Awards held at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday (June 12) in New York City.
The 36-year-old actor has won two awards already for his work on the smash hit show – Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score. He was also nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical, but lost to his co-star Leslie Odom Jr.
President Obama gave his remarks following the tragic shooting that left 50 people dead on Saturday night (June 11) at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
The 54-year-old Commander-in-Chief reflected on what is now officially the worst ever mass shooting in the United States.
“We stand with the people of Orlando who have endured a terrible attack on their city. Although it’s still early in the investigation, we know enough to say this was an act of terror and an act of hate.” Obama said at the White House. “As Americans, we are united in grief, in outrage, and resolve to defend our people.”