10 attacks Obama unleashed on Trump, GOP in midterm speech

Obama speaks at the memorial service of Senator John Mc Cain at National Cathedral in Washington Sept. 1 2018

In a speech at the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign, Mr Obama said Americans were living in "dangerous times", urging Democrats to vote in November midterm elections to restore "honesty and decency and lawfulness" to government.

"When you hear how great the economy's doing right now, let's just remember when this recovery started", Obama said at the University of IL. "He is a symptom, not a cause", Obama told students at the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign. "He's just capitalizing on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years, the fear and anger that's rooted in our past".

Former President Barack Obama speaks to a full crowd at the University of IL campus in Urbana on Friday.

"I want every single one of you to host events in your community to get registered and to get them fired up", she said in a conference call with organizers Wednesday, when she announced events she would attend later this month in Las Vegas and Miami. Next week he'll be in OH to campaign for Richard Cordray and other Democrats.

In another dig at the current administration, Obama called those who target people of color and religious minorities "bullies" and said Americans are supposed to stand up to them, not follow them.

"Former presidents generally have avoided critiquing their successors, but Obama has not kept up that tradition, having made a number of critical remarks about Trump since he left office in January 2017".

Obama made a case against voter apathy by unloading on the current state of the Republican Party, saying among other things that they are abdicating their responsibilities by doing nothing "when the president does something insane".

"If you don't like what's going on right now - and you shouldn't - do not complain".

Last month, Obama released a first round of endorsements - 81 candidates up and down the ballot - and there will be a second round of endorsements and additional campaign activity in advance of the midterms, according to his office.

US Open 2018: Japanese delight as Nishikori, Osaka advance
She won the Indian Wells Open and made it to the fourth round of the Australian Open. "I hate matches like this", said Tsurenko. Open. "I wouldn't like to go to five sets every time but I try to fight every point and stay focused one point at a time".

What is the UEFA Nations League?
Regular qualifying for Euro 2020 has been pushed back to 2019 where the traditional campaign will be crammed into a year. In March 2020, each Nations League tier will have a four-team playoff bracket with the victor advancing to Euro 2020 .

Highway overpass collapses in Kolkata; 1 killed, 23 hurt
A mini bus, four cars and a few motorcycles that were damaged in the bridge collapse were removed using cranes, the official said. She said there was a hut under the bridge and some labourers engaged in metro rail construction work used to stay.

The speech at the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign kicks off Obama's first campaign events ahead of the November midterms: a rally for several Democratic congressional candidates in California Saturday, and an event for Richard Cordray, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in OH, on Thursday, noted CNN.

"With the House in Democrat hands, they won't be able to repeal the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but they will be able to guarantee that no more pro-growth, pro-worker legislation will be enacted".

The "veil" in Obama's "veiled criticism" fell away Friday. On Saturday, the former president will stump for House Democratic candidates from California at an event in Orange County, a conservative-leaning part of California where Republicans are at risk of losing several congressional seats.

Obama is likely to be less helpful in some of the most competitive Senate races playing out in states Trump won. Then the sitting president said he found his predecessor's words boring.

He said Americans and politicians of both parties should stand up against discrimination and "stand up clearly and unequivocally to Nazi sympathizers".

President Obama speaking to students at the University of IL. "Because there is actually only one real check on bad policies and abuses of power".

Mr Trump told supporters in Montana yesterday that Republicans needed to maintain control of Congress to stave off possible impeachment proceedings against him, although Democrats have played down any discussion of that approach.

"If it does happen, it's your fault, because you didn't go out to vote. OK?"

ABC News reported that "Trump told U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell to make Palij's deportation his number one priority when he got to Berlin".

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top North Korea’s Kim aims for denuclearization within Trump’s first term: Seoul
Sep 07, 2018 - 04:27
At his upcoming summit, Moon will now face the unenviable task of bringing the USA and North Korea back to the negotiating table. The nuclear talks may be at an impasse over the two parties' understanding of what was agreed to at the June summit.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 12 passengers on two American Airlines flights report flu-like symptoms
Sep 07, 2018 - 04:23
She said: " Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on board flight EK203 from Dubai to NY were taken ill". Vanilla Ice , of "Ice Ice Baby" fame, was aboard an Emirates flight that was quarantined at New York's John F.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Tropical storm Gordon makes landfall overnight
Sep 07, 2018 - 01:40
The fatality came in Pensacola, Florida when a tree fell on a mobile home and killed a child, the National Weather Service said . Forecasters were urging people along the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Florida to be wary of storm surge and flash floods.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Twitter Bans Alex Jones, InfoWars
Sep 07, 2018 - 01:16
In early August, Facebook and YouTube banned Jones and Infowars from their platforms, sending traffic to the website tumbling. Rubio eventually ended the gaggle to return to committee, leaving the reporters to "talk to this clown".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mystery surrounds death of Australian model on Greece superyacht
Sep 06, 2018 - 13:58
Since news of the model's death broke, the comment sections of her Instagram posts have been filled with messages of condolence. Local media reports Baillères had left the boat on Tuesday and Sinead was left onboard with the rest of the boat crew.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Japan to halt Iran oil imports under US pressure
Sep 06, 2018 - 13:56
The increased volumes at the newly operational Umm Lulu oil field would raise the total UAE oil production to 3 million bpd. This could mean that consumers in the United States could pay up to as much as $4 per gallon for unleaded gasoline.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kremlin Rejects Trump's Warning Against New Offensive In Syria
Sep 06, 2018 - 13:53
The meeting will also discuss how to coordinate on continuing the political process and the counter-terrorism in Syria, he added. But Syrian government forces are now massing around the province, which has become the last rebel bastion in the country.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweets opening testimony during congressional hearing
Sep 06, 2018 - 13:50
In an interview with The Daily Caller this week, he said social media companies had backed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. Dorsey said that action was a mistake, which was corrected, and prompted an apology from Twitter.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kavanaugh Hearing Day 2: SCOTUS Nominee Defends Dissents On Abortion, Gun Control
Sep 06, 2018 - 13:28
The committee struggled to get through a raucous hearing that was frequently disrupted by people shouting from the audience. A steady stream of protesters interrupted often contentious opening statements from both sides of the aisle.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Supreme Court decriminalises Section 377, declares homosexuality legal
Sep 06, 2018 - 13:01
Latest reports have said that the Supreme Court verdict will be delayed at least by 30 minutes. Justice Nariman said, "If you license prostitution, you control it".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top How will Tropical Storm Gordon impact North Texas? | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Sep 05, 2018 - 06:58
Conditions will begin to deteriorate later this afternoon with the majority of the impacts this evening with landfall. A hurricane warning is in effect for the mouth of the Pearl River in MS to the Alabama-Florida border.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Del Potro outlasts Isner in quarters
Sep 05, 2018 - 06:25
Nadal beat del Potro last year in the last four at Flushing Meadows, and again this year in the semifinals of the French Open. She then dropped her racket and held her hands to her face as a Stephens shot went into the net on the match's final point.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top White House strikes back at Bob Woodward over new book
Sep 05, 2018 - 05:14
Mattis told associates after a separate incident that Trump acted like "a fifth- or sixth-grader", according to the book. "Mr. The White House press office didn't immediately respond to a request for comment on the contents of the book.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Tropical Storm Gordon threatens Gulf Coast, hurricane warning in place
Sep 05, 2018 - 04:59
Red flags flew over Pensacola-area beaches in Florida's Panhandle, where swimming and wading in the Gulf of Mexico was prohibited. The massive storm is heading west-northwest at 16mph, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Why the Raiders were smart not to pay Khalil Mack
Sep 05, 2018 - 04:43
We got a job to do.' I think that's the mark of Mr. [Reggie] McKenzie and Coach [Jon] Gruden bringing in the right kind of people. Mack, a three-time Pro Bowl player, tallied 10 1/2 sacks and 61 solo tackles with the Raiders last season.