The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Mostly True: Obama says world opinion of U. S. better now than eight years ago
President Barack Obama invoked his characteristic themes of hope and unity at the Democratic National Convention, countering what he called Donald Trump’s "pessimistic vision of a country where we turn against each other." Whereas Obama touted Hillary Clinton as having earned the respect of leaders around the world and experts at home, he rebuked Trump’s isolationism and more unconventional foreign policy positions and proposals.
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Crime and illegal immigration are at decades-long lows, says Barack Obama
In his keynote speech on the third night of the Democratic convention, President Barack Obama devoted time to attacking Republican nominee Donald Trump, saying that the candidate promising to "Make America Great Again" is living in a country that is already great.
He was serious. He was funny. He was sarcastic. And he was definitely having fun. Wednesday night in Philadelphia, President Obama proved once again that he is one of the best orators to take the political stage, as he extolled his accomplishments, accused Republican Donald Trump of being unfit