If Clinton wins NC, she’ll win 2016 vote: Obama

US President Barack Obama places “the fate of the Republic” on shoulders of the North Carolina voters, asserting that the former secretary of state will win the US 2016 presidential election if the state’s voters back her.

Rallying for Clinton in Chapel Hill on Wednesday, Obama tied the fate of the election to the Tar Heel State, saying, “We don’t win this election, potentially, if we don’t win North Carolina.”

US President Barack Obama enters a campaign event for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the campus of the University of Chapel Hill on November 2, 2016 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by AFP)

“I hate to put a little pressure on you, but the fate of the Republic rests on your shoulders. The face of the world is teetering, and you, North Carolina, are going to have to make sure that we push it in the right direction,” Obama said.

The president further asserted that he was serious, saying, “If Hillary wins North…

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