Former President Obama Holds Rally in Las Vegas
- Author: Eleanor Harrison Oct 25, 2018,
Oct 25, 2018, 6:30
Urging his supporters to come out and vote for his party's candidates, Obama said there is vacuum in democracy when people do not go out and vote. He told the roaring crowd to "remember who started" the current trend of economic growth and "the longest streak of job creation on record".
Obama called upon Democrats to "restore some sanity to our politics", warning darkly of demagogues who "promise to fight for the little guy" and then "start undermining institutions essential to our democracy".
"I think you should like actually say to people what's true. Just vote!" he said, reprising a favorite line from his days on the presidential campaign trail.
Former President Barack Obama packed a crowd in Las Vegas Monday night to push for votes for Nevada Democrats two weeks before the midterm election.
Obama said not voting this November would be 'profoundly risky to this country, to our democracy'. Speakers hit hard on the need for high voter turnout throughout the day and advertised that early voting was underway in Nevada. He noted that Republicans are engaging in deception by promising to voters that they will protect pre-existing conditions after offering bills to kill those protections and lawsuits to dismantle them.
"Ultimately there is only one real check on abuses of power, there's only one real check on bad policy and that is you and your vote", the former president said at a Democratic rally.
"They're just making it up", he added. "So once you hear all of his speak about financial miracles, keep in mind who began them", stated Obama.
Rosen is a freshman congresswoman from the Las Vegas area who is challenging incumbent Republican Sen.
In a speech to Nevada Democrats, Mr. Obama derided Mr. Trump, without naming him in that clip, as merely being handed off a booming economy by the previous president and contrasted that with his own inheritance on the economy.
Former US President Barack Obama stated that financial progress, which is usually stated the American chief Donald trump, started throughout his second presidential time period.
The former president has generally kept a low profile since leaving office and has been selective about campaigning for Democrats in this year's midterm elections.