Former president Barack Obama returned to the political spotlight today (Sept. 7) while delivering his most aggressive rebuke yet of President Trump. His comments came during a speech at the University of Illinois where he received an award for ethics in government.
This was Obama’s second major address in the span of one week after remaining silent since leaving the White House, for reasons he explains in today’s speech.
Today’s speech set the tone for his upcoming campaign ahead of the November elections. After this tumultuous week, Barack Obama’s fiery words were just what the Democratic party needed.
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