Monday, November 21, 2016

President Obama Warns That He May Criticise Donald Trump When He Assumes The Presidency

Politico: Obama says he may take on Trump

The president refuses to say he’d hold to the tradition of avoiding public comment or political attacks on the successor.

President Barack Obama on Sunday started mapping out his vision of Democrats’ path back—and all but pledged to be part of it himself.

In his fourth press conference in a week of sounding out to Americans and world leaders what he thinks they should think about President-elect Donald Trump, Obama urged congressional Democrats not to follow Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) model of lockstep resistance against him eight years ago, but to quickly activate all over the country and avoid “micro-targeting.”

This came as Obama expressed a version of confidence about Trump that on Sunday had him saying, “reality will force him to adjust how he approaches many of these issues,” even as he revealed that he’d told the president-elect in their post-election Oval Office meeting to hire “a strong White House counsel” to help prevent the conflict of interest and corruption issues that many see potentially starting to take shape as Trump and his children continue to mix business dealings and transition policy decisions.

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WNU Editor: LOL. He is going to unload on Donald Trump within a week or two after he has left the office .... and it will be covered as the number one news story of the day. In return .... I would not be surprised if President Trump responds in kind.

More News On President Obama Warning That He May Criticise Donald Trump When He Assumes The Presidency

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Obama offers 'wait and see' approach to Trump, but adds he'll be watching -- CNN
Obama Says He Reserves Right to Confront Trump on Core Questions -- Bloomberg
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TWN said...

Well this should be presentment setting, so when the next Democrat President is elected the out going Republican can open up on him.

Nathalie Uy said...

The best way to predict the future is to create it.