December 27, 2016: Donald Trump responded to President Obama’s claims of winning a re-election.
Trump tweeted, “”President Obama said that he thinks he would have won against me…He should say that but I say NO WAY! – jobs leaving, IS, OCare, etc.”
According to PTI, the debate started when Obama, in an interview with CNN, said that he was confident that if he had run the elections and articulated it, he would have been able to mobilize a majority of Americans to rally behind him.
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“I know that in conversations that I’ve had with people around the country, even some people who disagreed with me, they would say the vision, the direction that you point towards is the right one,” he said.
Despite losing the National popular vote with a big difference, Trump defeated Clinton in the Elections. During his campaign, he railed against Obama and Clinton’s policies and portrayed himself as a change that would bring the power back to the people of America.
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He said that the democratic politicians were the founders of the Islamic states. However, after the outcome, he had been praising the president. But the statement made by Obama had reignited the flames.
After the CNN Podcast, Trump tweeted to his 17 million followers saying he would have defeated Obama.
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US laws state, that presidency is limited to two four-year terms. Obama was first elected as the president in 2008 and then re-elected in 2012.
During the US presidential elections 2016, Obama campaigned for his former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Sometimes, he would always draw more crowds than the presidential candidates.
– Prepared by Diksha Arya of NewsGram. Twitter: @diksha_arya53