“The fact that the events caused great insecurity … fear, isn’t in question. But fear can’t be a good counsel for political action,” she said.
“It can be frustrating, this business of democracy. Trust me, I know,” Obama told an adoring audience as he extolled Hillary Clinton for president. “Hillary knows, too.”
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“What the motives were in terms of the leaks, all that, I can’t say directly,” Obama said. “What I do know is that Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed admiration for Vladimir Putin.”
“I’m the first to admit that when I spoke in 2004, when I ran in 2008, my hope, my expectation was that we could lift up all that common ground and create a new way of doing business in Washington and a new political tenor, a new political tone that was more respectful and more practical in trying to solve problems,” he said. “And that hasn’t happened. But it doesn’t keep me from wanting to keep on trying.”
“Anything is possible,” Obama said, of the potential for America electing GOP nominee Trump, in an interview aired Wednesday on NBC’s “Today” show. Democrats shouldn’t take anything for granted, he said.
“Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,” Trump said. “I think you’ll be rewarded mightily by our press!”
“Mr. Hinckley, by all accounts, has shown no signs of psychotic symptoms, delusional thinking, or any violent tendencies,” the judge wrote in his opinion. “The court finds that Mr. Hinckley has received the maximum benefits possible in the inpatient setting (and) that inpatient treatment is no longer clinically warranted or beneficial.”