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Obama endorses Clinton as his successor

Posted at 1:11 PM, Jun 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-09 15:54:13-04

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Obama says “I’m with her.”

The president officially extended endorsement for the Democratic presidential presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton.

RELATED: Sanders denounces Trump but doesn't back Clinton

Obama sent a video message Thursday saying “I don’t think there has ever been anyone as qualified.”

The move came after Obama met with her rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. Sanders said he would work with Clinton to stop Donald Trump.

Not long after Obama endorsed Clinton, Donald Trump sent a message regarding the decision. The tweet, however, did not go unnoticed by Hillary Clinton. 

In his endorsement, Obama said: "I don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office."