In addition to his efforts to aid Democrats in tough races this cycle, Obama has focused his attention on boosting voter turnout across the board, casting the first major election since the inauguration of President Trump as a critical moment in American history. "He just makes it up!" "You look at what happened to Steve Scalise".
"The consequences of you staying home would be profoundly unsafe for our country, for this democracy", Obama said at a rally in Nevada earlier this week. Just making stuff up'.
The former president said Walker was being hypocritical about his support of pre-existing medical conditions protections. Walker is being challenged by Democrat Tony Evers.
"Whatever your political background, I am hoping you think it is wrong to hear people spend years, months vilifying people, questioning their patriotism, calling them enemies of the people", Obama said. DNC talks 2020 debates The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by PhRMA - Tensions boil over in Washington after bomb scares MORE, who faces GOP challenger Leah Vukmir.
He said, "In the last election, it was Hillary's emails". "This is terrible". 'This is a national security crisis.' They didn't care about emails and you know how you know? "If they did, they'd be up in arms right now as the Chinese are listening to the President's iPhone that he leaves in his golf cart", he added, a reference to a New York Times report.
A suspect has been charged with five federal crimes in connection with more than a dozen suspicious packages sent in a USA mail bombing spree, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday. "Not health care, not whether or not folks are able to retire, doing something about higher wages, rebuilding our roads and bridges and putting people back to work".
Former President Barack Obama rebuked what he called "mealy-mouthed" lawmakers who say they're disappointed by bad behavior and then do nothing about it.
"In Washington they have racked up enough indictments to field a football team", he said.
"Their promise to drain the swamp, that was not on the up and up", Obama added, "Nobody in my administration got indicted".
This version of the story corrects the 4th paragraph to say Obama's visit to Milwaukee, not Trump. He did not campaign for Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin, a state she narrowly lost that proved crucial to Trump becoming president.
United States economy grows 3.5% in third quarter
But some private economists worry that the recent stock market declines could be a warning signal of a coming slowdown. Inventories increased at a $76.3 billion rate after declining at a $36.8 billion pace in the second quarter.