Clinton ‘in Awe’ of First Lady’s Speech
Hillary Clinton praised Michelle Obama for her speech on Thursday, especially for Obama’s comments on the recent Trump allegations.
The Hill reports:
Hillary Clinton on Thursday praised Michelle Obama after the first lady delivered an emotional speech rebuking Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
“[email protected], I’m in awe,” Clinton, the Democratic nominee, tweeted on Thursday. “Thanks for putting into words what’s in so many of our hearts.”
Obama on Thursday spoke at a rally for Clinton in New Hampshire, where she slammed Trump for boasting about sexually aggressive behavior toward women.
She said Trump’s lewd comments and the accusations that he groped women have “shaken me to my core in a way I couldn’t have predicted.”
“This is not normal. This is not politics as usual,” Obama said.
“This is disgraceful; it is intolerable.”
Obama, who did not mention Trump by name, said the country can’t “endure this or expose our children to this any longer.”
“Now is the time for all of us to stand up and say enough is enough. This has got to stop right now.”
The Republican nominee is facing a backlash since the release of a 2005 tape in which he described how he could grope and kiss women without their consent because of his celebrity status.
On Wednesday, multiple women came forward and accused the GOP nominee of uninvited kissing or groping.
Trump and his campaign have strongly denied the accusations made against him.
During her speech Thursday, Obama urged people to get out and vote to help elect the Democratic nominee and prevent a Trump presidency.
“We cannot allow ourselves to be so disgusted that we just shut off the TV and walk away,” Obama said.
“And we can’t just sit around wringing our hands. No, we need to recover from our shock and depression and do what women have always done in this country. We need you to roll up your sleeves. We need to get to work.”
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