President Obama Hits the Campaign Trail to Support Democrats

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President Obama Hits the Campaign Trail to Support Democrats

Amelia Harrison, Senior Staff Writer

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Former President, Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail this Fall for Democrats starting off with a fiery speech at Donald Trump.

Obama had recently fired a speech at the Republicans, including Trump. He had addressed the opinions of the Republicans on campaign finance laws, environmental issues, and voting rights. Obama’s campaign launches his midterm attempt to gather Democrats to the polls and end the Republicans control of Congress.

“It did not start with Donald Trump. He is a symptom not the cause” Barack Obama had stated in his speech. Obama had accused our current President, Donald Trump of splitting up the U.S. and losing control of the White House.

Of course Trump had responded to this very quick by saying, “I’m sorry, I watched but I fell asleep.”

The current and former Presidents both have had a feud for a while now but this is the biggest moment Obama has publicly spoke about Trump by name. As you may know Trump has spoke badly about Obama on many occasions but Obama’s latest recent speech signaled a more aggressive approach by the former President.

Barack Obama spoke to the University of Illinois on September 7, 2018.

One of the main differences between the current and former Presidents is their opinions on undocumented immigration and health care. While President Trump is very conservative on these issues President Obama is much more progressive. President Trump had stated on many occasions that his number one goal was to get rid of “Obama Care” and secondly to build a wall along our southern border.  Both of these ideas are the opposite of Obama’s beliefs. “I just don’t like the fact that he’s kicking people out” said Donna Reza, a seventh grader here at Dana Middle School.

This shows that this midterm campaign cycle will be a fight to to the end between Republicans and Democrats.