In conversations with donors and political advisors, Obama called Trump a 'corrupt motherf---er,' a 'madman,' a 'racist, sexist pig,' and a 'f---ing lunatic.' — Edward-Isaac Dovere, The Atlantic Staff Writer
In conversations with donors and political advisors, Obama called Trump a 'corrupt motherf---er,' a 'madman,' a 'racist, sexist pig,' and a 'f---ing lunatic.' — Edward-Isaac Dovere, The Atlantic Staff Writer
Obama called Trump a 'corrupt motherf---er,' a 'racist, sexist pig,' and a 'f---ing lunatic': book
  • Obama turned his congenial nature on its side in slamming Trump behind the scenes, according to a new book.
  • The former president reportedly called Trump a "corrupt motherf---er," a "madman," and a "f---ing lunatic."
  • Obama and Trump have long had a notoriously testy relationship.
Former President Barack Obama has been known for his affable nature, and after leaving office in 2017, he largely continued the presidential tradition of not speaking out against his successor, former President Donald Trump.

However, by the time the 2020 presidential campaign came around, the gloves were off.

With President Joe Biden in the throes of a campaign to unseat an incumbent president, Obama made several high-profile campaign appearances for his former vice president where he slammed Trump. He also voiced plenty of R-rated criticism of Trump.

According to an upcoming book, "Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats' Campaigns to Defeat Donald Trump," written by Edward-Isaac Dovere, a staff writer at The Atlantic, Obama reportedly let loose on Trump behind the scenes. The Guardian provided early excerpts from the book.

In conversations with donors and political advisors, Obama called Trump a "corrupt motherf---er," a "madman," a "racist, sexist pig," and a "f---ing lunatic."

Obama's comments about Trump will likely elicit a strong reaction from the former president, as both have publicly revealed their distaste for one another.
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