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Trump Calls Obama's Eulogy for John Lewis 'Terrible'

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade and President Trump gave their assessments of former President Barack Obama's eulogy for Rep. John Lewis , and it was essentially two thumbs down. Fox News reports the eulogy praised Lewis' efforts on the civil rights front, called for the strengthening of voting rights, and...
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'It was an angry speech': Trump slams Obama's eulogy of civil rights icon John Lewis, calling it 'terrible' and 'ridiculous'

'It was an angry speech': Trump slams Obama's eulogy of civil rights icon John Lewis, calling it 'terrible' and 'ridiculous'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump derided his predecessor's eulogy for civil rights icon John Lewis, in which former President Barack Obama called for expanded voting rights protections.
"I thought it was a terrible speech. It was an angry speech," Trump told Fox News on Wednesday. "He lost control, and he's been really hit very hard by both sides for that speech. That speech was ridiculous."
Obama asked Congress to pass a new Voting Rights Act in Lewis' honor, called for Election Day to become a national holiday, and condemned police brutality against Black Americans.
"John Lewis devoted his time on...
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