While speaking at the Obama Foundation summit in Chicago on Monday evening, the former president told the audience that the world ‘badly needs remaking.’
Barack Obama hinted that President Donald Trump’s ‘mommy issues’ are part of what makes him incapable of fixing the nation’s problems.
Obama told the audience at the Obama Foundation summit on Monday, held at the Mariott Marquis hotel in Chicago, that the world ‘badly needs remaking.’
Barack said fixing issues around climate change, education, agriculture and so on are not nearly as complicated as they are made out to be.
Without mentioning President Trump by name, Barack Obama said “the reason we don’t do it is
Trump has previously credited his mother Mary MacLeod Trump, who died in 2000, for ‘so much of what I’ve done and so much of what I’ve become.’
Obama in September in a speech accused Trump of ‘capitalizing’ on ‘fear and anger.’
Obama said Donald Trump was a ‘symptom, not the cause’ of broader ailments in U.S. politics.
In another dig at President Trump on Monday, Obama suggested the United States was a better place before Trump was sworn into office.
In a conversation with author Dave Eggers, Obama also repeated his belief that if you could choose a time and place to be born, you would choose the US.
But he amended that thought and said: ‘You’d choose now – or maybe two years ago.’
Report by Rahid for MilneNews.com
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