Barack Obama touts Hillary Clinton’s credentials at Democratic National Convention

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that fuels the nation’s democracy and warning against the “deeply pessimistic vision” of Republican Donald Trump.


Get the latest analysis and color from ABC News at the DNC in a live blog.



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