Trump to cause ‘lasting damage’ to US if he wins: Obama

US President Barack Obama warns that Republican nominee Donald Trump is “unfit” for presidency and would inflict “lasting damage” if he wins the election.

In a fundraising email that went out Monday in Florida, Obama called this election cycle more important than his own historic run for the White House, Newsmax reported.

“Winning the presidential election this year is more important than it was in 2008 or 2012,” read the letter.

“Now, that may sound incredible – after all, I’m the guy who had the honor of winning those races. And we’ve been able to accomplish amazing, important things for the people of this country because of our victories.”

Obama said that he did not question whether his Republican rivals in 2008 and 2012 – Senator John McCain of Arizona and former Massachusetts Governor of  Mitt Romney – were fundamentally capable of serving as president.

“I didn’t have to worry that our very democracy would be endangered if they…

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