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Obama: the GOP Congress is no check on the White house
The former President Obama says, the Republicans in Congress are bending over backward” to protect the people of his responsibility, while he was in the Pennsylvania campaign event.
Former President Obama, the stage went, to Pennsylvania to help rally on Friday in an effort, the Democrats in control of Congress, stressed the need to vote in the midterm elections: “in the Nov. 6 you have a chance to restore some sanity to our politics.”
In the activities for sen. Bob Casey and Gov. Tom Wolf, who won in a state, the President of the Trump in the year 2016 ad, Obama told the audience that the upcoming election “is more important than any I can remember in my life.”
The former President wore to the races in Pennsylvania in his two presidential, and the Democrats hope that the state can help you, the repeated control of Congress from the GOP.
The former President Barack Obama stands with Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., On the left, and Gov. Tom Wolf during a campaign event in Philadelphia on Friday.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
The finding, that the next elections for the White house, Obama highlighted a trend among some of the components that sit on the side line.
In the comprehensive speech, Obama continued to hammer home, the need for people, not “our fundamental rights,” while taking aim elected Republicans.
“The Republicans in Congress right now … you have no control over the White house. You are a shield to bend over backwards … people of control and accountability,” he said. “You see, I’m not everything that you don’t know to tell you. And you know that. Here’s the good news. On Nov. 6 you have a chance to restore some sanity to our politics.”
He went on to say that people should cross the political spectrum, “concerned about the current course of this country,” apparently a subtle swipe at President Trump.
The former President Barack Obama campaigned in support of Pennsylvania’s candidate in Philadelphia on Friday.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
“You do not say to be a Democrat or a Republican … to use, it is good to the pressure of the attorney general or the FBI to punish the criminal justice system, political enemies,” Obama said. “This is what you do, in some dictatorships. This is not what we here in the United States of America.”
“You do not say to be a Democrat or a Republican, we threaten, Newspapers, or TV stations, when they publish the stories that we don’t like.”
He continued: “There was a whole series of stories that I don’t like; I do not threaten people. I could only complain. I couldn’t tell you, Michelle, ‘Hey, that’s not fair.'”
Obama’s trip is the latest in a series of appearances before the mid-term elections. The former President as supported by more than 80 Democrats in more than a dozen States.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.