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EXTRA: Former President Obama criticizes President Trump

Clip: 09/08/2018 | 10m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

During a speech at The University of Illinois at Urbana Friday, former President Barack Obama attacked the Republican Party and called out sitting President Donald Trump by name for the first time. The panelists discussed the impact of Obama’s scathing critique and what it reveals about the Democratic party.

Aired: 09/08/18

Rating: NR

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