“I am along with her. I’m fired up, and I can’t wait to get on the market and marketing campaign for Hillary,” Obama mentioned in a video launched by the Clinton marketing campaign.
The endorsement will increase stress on Clinton’s rival within the Democratic main contest, US Senator Bernie Sanders, to concede the race so the get together can deal with campaigning towards Donald Trump, the Republican Social gathering’s presumptive nominee for the Nov eight election.
Obama had been anticipated to assist Clinton since she received sufficient delegates this week to clinch the Democratic nomination and develop into the primary girl to steer a serious US get together as its presidential nominee.
The president stays in style with voters, and his endorsement will come as a major increase to Clinton.
Obama and Clinton have been rivals in the course of the 2008 Democratic main that Obama received. Clinton went on to function Obama’s secretary of state throughout his first time period in workplace.
Sanders, who met with Obama on the White Home earlier on Thursday, mentioned afterward he would work with Clinton to defeat Trump.
Sanders mentioned, nevertheless, that he would keep within the race to compete within the last Democratic main vote in Washington DC, on June 14.