Friday on the “Marketing campaign HQ with David Plouffe” podcast, ragged President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump for his attacks on mail-in voting.
Obama acknowledged, “What we’ve viewed in a strategy that is uncommon to celebrated political historical previous is a President who is enlighten in attempting to discourage folks from voting. On the total, the Republican Event for reasonably some has actively tried to discourage folks’s votes from counting in each form of how, whether or now not its voter ID rules or blatant gerrymandering, making it subtle for people in obvious precincts to accumulate their polling places. All that stuff is contrary to American democracy, however I mediate the Republicans ask has been it’s all magnificent sport so long as it helps us create vitality. What we’ve never viewed sooner than is a President converse, ‘I’m going to investigate cross-take a look at to actively kneecap the postal service to abet voting, and I’ll well perchance be enlighten about the motive I’m doing it.’ that is form of unprecedented.”
Later in the podcast, Obama acknowledged, “You now devour the President throwing in this extra monkey wrench attempting to starve the postal service.”
He added, “My search data from is, what are Republicans doing the place you are so shy of participants voting that you just are now involving to undermine what is section of the elemental infrastructure of American life?”
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