Report: Obama Terrified Of Trump’s ‘Political Strengths’, Will Do Everything He Can To Reelect Biden
Barack Obama reportedly expressed concerns about Donald Trump’s political strengths during a private lunch with President Joe Biden recently, vowing to do everything in his power to help the President secure reelection.
Details of the conversation between the Democrat presidents were revealed in a report by the Washington Post, which cited two sources.
Obama is seemingly under the impression that Trump constitutes a much bigger challenge than his colleagues think in 2024.
According to the report, Obama “voiced concern about Donald Trump’s political strengths,” which include an intensely loyal following, support from conservative media, and a country polarized to the point where they don’t want either candidate.
His comments, according to the Post, underline a concern that “Trump could be a more formidable candidate than many Democrats realize.”
Obama voiced concern to Biden about Trump’s strength in a private meeting, via wapo https://t.co/rcIGugr1ye
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) August 2, 2023
Obama Worried About Trump Strengths, Will Help Biden Any Way He Can
Obama is so concerned about Trump’s political strengths that, unlike in 2020 when he hemmed and hawed over his support for Biden, he is offering full-throated backing for the President very early on.
“Obama promised to do all he could to help the president get reelected,” the Post writes.
They note that Obama is the top star in the Democrat party and his assistance in dragging Biden across the finish line to continue carrying on what is effectively a third Obama-Biden term is coveted.
WOW – During a private lunch between Joe Biden and Barack Obama, Barack expressed his worry about President Trump’s political strength and determination to win.
For the first time in his life, Obama is right about something.
MAGA isn’t going anywhere and we will win 2024.
— The Trump Train ??? (@The_Trump_Train) August 3, 2023
CNN political analyst Van Jones said Obama is “certainly right” to be concerned about Trump’s political strengths.
Jones noted that Democrats scoffed at Trump’s chances of winning the 2016 presidential election, and as a result, downplayed the importance to their party’s voters. He also sees three things that could make Obama’s worries come to fruition.
“If there’s an economic slump next year, Biden is in trouble. If he has a major health slump next year, Biden is in trouble,” he said. “If Democrat turnout slumps Biden is in trouble. Three slumps, you get a Trump.”
Biden has been in a health slump for several years now, whether it’s his rivalry with stairs or mentally.
The third slump in Jones’ assessment? Well, “81 million voters” showed up for Biden last time around, so he shouldn’t be too concerned about that, right? Right?
CNN political commentator Van Jones reacts to a Washington Post report that former President Obama warned President Biden of Donald Trump’s political strength, and he points out three possible reasons why voters would pick Trump over Biden.
— CNN (@CNN) August 3, 2023
Promises He’s Not Worried About Biden ‘F***ing Up’ Again
The Washington Post report about the private lunch stresses that Obama isn’t concerned about Biden’s lack of political ability, so much as he’s concerned about Trump’s strengths.
“During their lunch, Obama made it clear his concerns were not about Biden’s political abilities, but rather a recognition of Trump’s iron grip on the Republican Party,” the publication wrote.
This is a far cry from comments Obama made about Biden in the past.
One Democrat who spoke to Obama recalled the former president warning, “Don’t underestimate Joe’s ability to fuck things up.” https://t.co/fmo2aLYOnE
— Friedrich (@Friedri23257098) August 2, 2023
Obama reportedly once told a fellow Democrat his concerns about Biden’s abilities during his 2020 White House campaign.
“Don’t underestimate Joe’s ability to f*** things up,” he said according to a Politico report.
Biden’s clearly done a hell of a job with that in the past two-and-a-half years!
For the good of the nation, let’s hope that should Trump win the nomination, he can undo all the damage this country has endured.
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