Trump 'unfit to be president', says Obama

President urges Republicans to withhold endorsements

2nd August, 2016
President Obama's call to Republicans on Trump Pic: Getty

US President Barack Obama has said Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump is "unfit to serve" as president.

Speaking at a White House news conference, Obama challenged congressional Republicans who have criticised Trump to disavow his candidacy, noting that they have maintained their endorsements even after "repeated denunciations" of his remarks.

"The question I think they have to ask themselves is, if you are repeatedly having to say in very strong terms that what he...

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