Democratic National Convention: Obama, Tim Kaine Claim Hillary Clinton ‘Fit and Ready’ To Lead
By FOX NEWS // July 28, 2016
Day 3 of the DNC
ABOVE VIDEO: President makes the case for Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. (FOX NEWS Video)
(FOX NEWS) – President Obama and Tim Kaine tag-teamed to deliver a scorching warm-up Wednesday for Hillary Clinton to accept the party’s nomination for president at the Democratic convention, with the president accusing Republican Donald Trump of only offering “slogans” and “fear” – and Clinton’s newly tapped running mate almost upstaging the commander-in-chief with his gusty impression of the billionaire’s New Yawk bravado.
Framing the election as a choice between pessimism and optimism, Obama endorsed Clinton as a tough and tenacious leader, saying “she is fit” and “ready” to be the next commander-in-chief – while rejecting Trump’s claim that only he can cure the nation’s ills.
“America is already great. America is already strong,” Obama said. “And I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump.”
Of Clinton, he said: “There has never been a man or a woman – not me, not Bill, nobody – more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States of America.”
ABOVE VIDEO: Democratic vice presidential nominee says the Republican presidential nominee promises a lot, but doesn’t explain how he’ll get things done.