CHARLOTTE, NC - JULY 05: Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) and U.S. president Barack Obama greet supporters during a campaign rally on July 5, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hillary Clinton is campaigning with president Obama in North Carolina. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Photo: Justin Sullivan
Photo: Justin Sullivan

Obama and Clinton roast Trump for first time — together

For the first time in the 2016 election season, President Obama and Hillary Clinton hit the campaign trail together. 

The event in North Carolina came just hours after FBI Director James Comey announced the department isn't recommending any charges in Clinton's email scandal.  

"We cannot find a case that would support bringing criminal charges on these facts," Comey said.  

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Obama never mentioned Donald Trump by name, but he didn't skip the opportunity to throw some jabs at the presumptive Republican nominee. 

"And by the way you can look that up. That's a fact. That's not like just something I just made up and tweeted," Obama said.

"Even the Republicans on the other side don't really know what the guy's talking about. They really don't," Obama commented.

"You've actually got to know what you're talking about. You've got to actually do your homework. You can't just kick out reporters," Obama said.

And while she was behind the mic, Clinton applauded Obama for his work as president while taking her own jabs at Trump. 

Obama, she said, is "someone who has never forgotten where he came from. And Donald, if you're out there tweeting, it's Hawaii."

Clinton has been in the public eye for decades, and that time comes with its fair share of critics and scandals. But Obama noted, sometimes voters take someone who has been in the trenches for granted. And his overall message was clear. 

"And there has never been any man or woman more qualified for this office than Hillary Clinton," Obama said. 

This video includes clips from NBC and images from Getty Images. Music provided courtesy of APM Music.

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