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Obama Talks Trash On Trump In Latest Interview


Former President Barack Obama talked trash on Trump in his latest podcats interview.

In an interview on the podcast show “SmartLess,” Obama stated Trump “is not a serious guy.”

The former U.S. president stated, “I have been surprised that there haven’t been guardrails inside the Republican Party. Trump didn’t surprise me.”

“I mean, he comes from New York. There’s nobody in New York who does business with him or lend him money. He’s not considered a serious guy here,” added Obama.

Listen to the moment he said it here:

Here’s what The Hill reported:

Former President Obama slammed former President Trump in a new podcast for not being considered a “serious guy” in New York City — where Trump spent most of his time before the White House, growing his fame and businesses.

Obama was asked on the “SmartLess” podcast by co-host Jason Bateman whether he was surprised how quickly the “protection and passion for democracy was diluted” in recent years. Obama responded by noting the trend began during former President Clinton’s time in the White House before accelerating during his presidency.

“I have been surprised that there haven’t been guardrails inside the Republican Party. Trump didn’t surprise me,” he said, before taking aim at Trump.

“I mean, he comes from New York. There’s nobody in New York who does business with him or lend him money. He’s not considered a serious guy here,” Obama added.
Obama appeared alongside Clinton and President Biden in the newest episode of the “SmartLess” podcast. The trio of presidents recorded the podcast March 28 in New York City.

Per The Wrap:

Barack Obama may have been surprised that Donald Trump was elected in 2016, but he wasn’t shocked by his behavior as president. Obama revealed as much during the most recent episode of the “SmartLess” podcast.
“Trump didn’t surprise me. He comes from New York. There’s not anybody in New York who will do business with him or lend money to him. He’s not considered a serious guy,” Obama said in an episode that dropped Monday.

Whether intentional or not, the assessment is an echo of one of the most memorable lines from HBO’s corporate dramedy hit, “Succession.” In Season 4, Logan Roy (Brian Cox) declared his children to be “not serious people” after a heated conversation about potentially selling the family company.



 

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