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USA: Trump 'unfit to serve as President' says Obama01:55

USA: Trump 'unfit to serve as President' says Obama

United States, Washington DC
August 2, 2016 at 21:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

In a White House Press Conference on Tuesday, United States President Barack Obama laid out in no uncertain terms what he thought about the prospect of Republican Nominee, Donald Trump becoming the next US President, calling the candidate 'unfit to serve' and 'woefully unprepared to do the job'.

Speaking in the White House East Room alongside Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Obama called attention to the fact that even high profile Republican Party leaders have been "repeatedly" forced to denounce Trump's own comments. "Why are you still endorsing him?" he challenged.

Obama's remarks come after Trump criticised the Muslim American parents of a dead US soldier. Top Republicans, including Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator John McCain have all denounced Trump's comments but none have revoked their endorsement of the GOP's nominee.

USA: Trump 'unfit to serve as President' says Obama01:55
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In a White House Press Conference on Tuesday, United States President Barack Obama laid out in no uncertain terms what he thought about the prospect of Republican Nominee, Donald Trump becoming the next US President, calling the candidate 'unfit to serve' and 'woefully unprepared to do the job'.

Speaking in the White House East Room alongside Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Obama called attention to the fact that even high profile Republican Party leaders have been "repeatedly" forced to denounce Trump's own comments. "Why are you still endorsing him?" he challenged.

Obama's remarks come after Trump criticised the Muslim American parents of a dead US soldier. Top Republicans, including Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator John McCain have all denounced Trump's comments but none have revoked their endorsement of the GOP's nominee.

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