Obama spoke at the Obama Foundation summit in Chicago on Monday evening The former president told the audience that the world 'badly needs remaking' He said fixing problems aren't nearly as complicated as they're made out to be Without mentioning Trump by name, he said says the reason the problems aren't solved is because of 'hate, anger, racism, mommy issues'
Former President Barack Obama hinted that Donald Trump's 'mommy issues' are part of what makes him incapable of fixing the nation's problems.
Obama told the audience at a talk at the Obama Foundation summit, held at the Mariott Marquis hotel in Chicago, on Monday that the world 'badly needs remaking.'
And he insisted fixing issues around climate change, education, agriculture and so on are not nearly as complicated as they are made out to be.
Without mentioning Trump by name, Obama said 'the reason we don't do it is because we are still confused, blind, shrouded with hate, anger, racism, mommy issues.'
Trump has previously credited his mother Mary MacLeod Trump, who died in 2000, for 'so much of what I've done and so much of what I've become.'
But she was reported to have been greatly embarrassed by her son's antics throughout the 1990s, when his personal life and failing business often became tabloid fodder.
'What sort of son have I created?' she once famously asked Trump's first wife Ivana, whose highly-publicized divorce came following the revelation that Trump had cheated on her with Marla Maples.
Since leaving office, Obama has pointedly avoided direct criticism of his successor, making a calculated effort not to utter Trump's name.
But the gloves came off as he campaigned ahead of the midterm elections and assailed Republicans fo..