“We won’t win this election, potentially, if we don’t win North Carolina,” he said during a campaign rally for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. “I hate to put a little pressure on you, but the fate of the republic rests on your shoulders. The fate of the world is teetering.” In his speech to voters in the Tar Heel State, the president emphasized how crucial North Carolina’s 15 electoral votes are to Clinton’s path to capturing the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House.

Obama repeatedly laid into Trump, one sentence after another, saying that he had “no respect for working people,” mocking his claim that he has a”good brain,” and lambasting the Republican presidential nominee’s plan to bar all Muslims from entering the US. FULL REPORT