Obama's appearance comes one day after a strongly worded critique of Trump at University of IL at Urbana-Champaign.
But that changed on Friday.
"You happen to be coming of age", Obama told students at the University of IL at Urbana Champaign.
"Many of them never imagined running for office, but what they understood is the stakes are high in this election".
He later added: "This is not normal". "They start undermining norms that assure accountability and they appeal to racial nationalism that's barely veiled. Its central organising principle in foreign policy was the fight against communism, and now they're cosying up to the former head of the KGB". Next week, he'll return to the campaign trail in OH to campaign for Richard Cordray and other Democrats.
Politico reports that insiders claim Trump "has long complained about the fawning coverage and adulation that he believes Obama has received, even after leaving the White House", which has been exacerbated by the president's dismay at the fawning coverage given to the late Sen.
Obama campaigned for congressional Democrats from California on Saturday, a day after he excoriated Trump in a speech in IL.
Pence: I’m confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column Trump, meanwhile, has denounced the Times opinion piece as "gutless" and its publication as a "disgrace" bordering on treason. Neither Mr Pence nor Ms Conway answered directly when asked if Mr Sessions should treat Mr Trump's comments as an order.
And Obama went on from there, calling Trump out over "cozying up to Putin", for not standing up to "Nazi sympathizers", for attacking the press, for directing his own Justice Department to show political deference, and for costing us "honesty and decency and lawfulness in our government". "I found he's very good, very good for sleeping".
The former president said Trump is "a symptom, not the cause" of the divisiveness plaguing United States politics.
"Appealing to tribe, appealing to fear, pitting one group against another - that's an old playbook".
"We are Americans: we're supposed to stand up to bullies, not follow them".
"They're not doing us a service by actively promoting 90 percent of the insane stuff that's coming out of this White House, and then saying, 'Don't worry, we're preventing the other 10 percent, '" he said. Obama asked. "Saying that Nazis are bad". He said, "Trump is just capitalising on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years".
That Illinois speech was a break from tradition - one where former commanders-in-chief don't criticize their successors - but Obama argued that Trump's presidency represented a time when everyone needed to stand up.
Obama's office announced his first round of endorsements earlier this year and the official said his second round will be released in coming weeks.
Ramos interpreted the remark as verbal abuse, and awarded a game to Osaka, putting the eventual victor one game away from victory. Tim Clayton - Corbis via Getty Images Williams in action against Karolina Pliskova on September 4.
Musk didn't appear to be doing anything illegal because recreational use of marijuana is legal in the state of California. This follows other bad news for Tesla , and Musk coming under fire for things including what he says on Twitter.
Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency Saturday as communities up and down the East Coast monitor Tropical Storm Florence . The governor urged residents to begin making their preparations as the entire SC coast remains in the cone of uncertainty.
Amazon posted on Wednesday the positive responses that several employees sent to Sanders and shared with the company. Amazon responded with an email to employees asking them to share positive stories about their work for the company.
Instead, Cilic held and then broke Nishikori on his way to evening the set at 4-all; but then Nishikori took the final two games. Osaka was an easy victor in her quarterfinal, eliminating unseeded Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-1, 6-1 in all of 57 minutes.
The governors of North and SC and Virginia declared states of emergency far ahead of the approaching storm. As of 5 a.m., Florence was centred about 625 miles southeast of Bermuda, moving west at 9 miles per hour.
A NY task force, made up of NYPD and FDNY members, is sending 82 people and six canines to North Carolina to help. That means high rainfall totals and consequent inland flooding could become a huge concern.
COO Joseph Ianniello was announced as president and acting CEO "while the Board conducts a search for a permanent successor". To CBS , she said , invoking Rosh Hashanah, "in the spirit of the new year, let's make this the beginning of a new era".
This year's spectacle - tickets start at just over $100 and go up to more than $800 per seat - also has a strong economic theme. Unification is the only way Koreans can survive", read a Sunday editorial in communist-party newspaper Rodong Sinmun.
The couple has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, but the deadline has passed after a court ordered for them to hand over the cash. The GoFundMe cash, Bobbitt suspected, had been squandered on vacations, a luxury auto and more than one addiction.
Murder rate borders on war zone, says Cele
Between April 2016 and the end of March previous year , 52 people were killed per day in South Africa . He says it must not be a norm that citizens are hijacked, robbed and killed on a daily basis.
Ariana Grande tried to help Mac Miller get sober
Whether he was an addict or not, Shane explained, she was more than willing to go to hell and back to defend him. "I saw that. There's a ton of people that were always involved in trying to help Mac get better. "She was a f***ing G to him".
John Legend Is An EGOT Winner
The elite group of winners includes Robert Lopez , Audrey Hepburn , Mel Brooks , Rita Moreno, Mike Nichols and Whoopi Goldberg . Musical theater legends Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice , who composed the show, also won as producers.
Bob Woodward: Anonymous NY Times Op-Ed 'Too Vague'
The Trump administration has been on an offensive in recent weeks, seeking to discredit Woodward and the contents of his book. Later on during the interview, Woodward put Guthrie on the spot, when she questioned him about specific portions of his book.
Dez Bryant expresses interest in playing for Redskins
Bryant said he wouldn't mind staying within the NFC East with the Redskins and said he's closing the book on the Cowboys for good. Bryant believes numerous Cowboys problems on offense would be solved if he and Bailey had been kept on the roster.
Hamilton forecast calls for heavy rain starting Sunday
Some stronger, even severe storms are possible through Saturday evening as high winds and heavy rains would be the main threats. That storm, Tropical Storm Ike, produced four to six inches of rain over two-thirds of IL , which led to flash flooding.
Nadal survives five set epic at US Open
Nadal moves to 8-3 all time against the Austrian to set up a semifinal match against No. 3 seed Juan Martín del Potro on Friday. Dominic Thiem , of Austria, reacts after losing a point to Rafael Nadal , of Spain, during the quarterfinals of the U.S.