When was the last time you remember Obama telling the truth on TV? For most people it’s rather difficult to recall, he’s always fabricating some story to make things sound better for Democrats. In fact, Democrats did it the entire time Hillary was running against Trump in the elections. They even convinced themselves that she was going to win. So, when Obama admitted how shocked he was at Trump’s utter annihilation of Hillary on November eighth, imagine our surprise.
Barack Obama was genuinely awe struck upon the realization that Donald Trump was going to defeat Hillary Clinton.
Lester Holt questioned the president during an interview on Air Force One about his authentic reaction on election night when he realized that the president-elect was going to win.
“Tell me what happened that night, watching those results when you realized that Donald Trump was going to win,” Holt asked Obama. “Was there an unvarnished Barack Obama at that moment?”
“There was just surprise,” Obama somberly replied. “Generally speaking, not just me but my team have been pretty good at seeing something coming and partly just because the polling was so off, the data was off, there was a surprise.”
“You know, I think the president-elect would be the first to acknowledge that he didn’t run a conventional campaign. And it’s not clear that he or his team thought they were going to win. So, I think more than anything it was just surprise.”
The rest of Holt’s interview with Obama won’t air until Friday night on NBC.
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