Obama: ‘There Was Just Surprise’ When I Realized Donald Trump Was Going To Win

DailyCaller: Barack Obama said he was genuinely surprised when he realized Donald Trump was going to defeat Hillary Clinton.

Lester Holt asked the president during an interview on Air Force One Tuesday night about his authentic reaction on election night when he realized that the president-elect was going to win.

“Tell me what happened that night, watching those results when you realized that Donald Trump was going to win,” Holt said to Obama. “Was there an unvarnished Barack Obama at that moment?”
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10 Comments on Obama: ‘There Was Just Surprise’ When I Realized Donald Trump Was Going To Win

  1. “Generally speaking, not just me but my team have been pretty good at seeing something coming…”

    Really? Then how come the only time you ever find out what’s happened is when you read about it in the papers?

    And how come any report about actions you’ve taken invariably includes the word “unexpectedly”?

    Begone, sad little man.

  2. “We could see he had substantial grassroots support but never dreamed it was enough to overcome our stuffing of the ballot boxes, the illegal vote and the Lazarus vote. Who knew? Who could know? The polling data was right where we put it and still he pulled it off. Shocking.”

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