I wonder how the Donald is going to reply to this?
In an interview with “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday, President Obama called Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump “the classic reality TV character” and “a great publicity seeker” who is capturing hearts and minds at a time the Republican Party “hasn’t really figured out what it’s for, as opposed to what it’s against.”
“I think that he is tapped into something that exists in the Republican Party that’s real. I think there is genuine anti-immigrant sentiment in the large portion of at least Republican primary voters,” Mr. Obama said.
Ultimately, however, Mr. Obama predicted, “I don’t think he’ll end up being president of the United States.”
Trump got 27 percent support nationally from Republican primary voters in thelatest CBS News poll, with neurosurgeon Ben Carson coming in second with 21 percent.
The president also weighed in on Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email serverwhile she served as his secretary of state. He said he didn’t know about it.
“I don’t think it posed a national security problem. I think that it was a mistake that she has acknowledged,” he said. “As a general proposition, when we’re in these offices, we have to be more sensitive and stay as far away from the line as possible when it comes to how we handle information, how we handle our own personal data.”
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