Obama tells Republicans not to blame him for Trump

Republicans should look in the mirror over nominations, says Obama

10th March, 2016
Obama and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau at the White House Pic: Getty

President Barack Obama said Republicans should look in the mirror to assign blame for tumult and rancour in their presidential nomination process.

Obama rejected suggestions by some Republicans, such as former Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, that his policies and stances have contributed to the divisiveness in the country that has propelled Donald Trump in the party’s nomination race.

Trump’s rallies have been notable for his bombast against immigrants and vitriolic exchanges between his...

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