The 2020 Democratic National Convention kicked off Monday night with former first lady Michelle Obamapresenting as the keynote speaker for the virtual event. In her passionate speech, she stressed the importance of voting and her support for Joe Biden. However, she also had some harsh words for President Donald Trump and his administration.
“So, let me be as honest and clear as I possibly can. Donald Trump is the wrong president for our country,” she says in the video. “He has had more than enough time to prove that he can do the job, but he is clearly in over his head. He cannot meet this moment. He simply cannot be who we need him to be for us. It is what it is.”
Obama also addressed the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests, noting how the Trump administration has failed the American people in both situations.