Former President Donald Trump expressed admiration for predecessor Barack Obama at a ticketed Florida occasion Saturday, after spending years slamming the Democrat.
Speaking on the kickoff of his four-date “History Tour” with Bill O’Reilly at an enviornment in Sunrise, Florida, the Republican mentioned of Obama, “I liked him,” whereas additionally calling him “smart and sharp,” in accordance with The Sun Sentinel.
But Trump additionally informed the group that Obama’s strategies triggered “tremendous division” and hatred within the nation, the newspaper reported.
The compliments had been a drastic change for Trump, who spent 5 years falsely claiming that Obama wasn’t born within the US, and made bogus claims about his two phrases in workplace. He had additionally labeled the previous president “the most ignorant president in our history,” “a disaster” and the “founder of ISIS.”
Trump’s acknowledged admiration for Obama just isn’t with out precedent nonetheless. In 2009 he informed CNN “I think he’s doing a great job.”