Charlotte

Ample Shots at Congressional GOP in First Clinton-Obama Rally
Likely Democratic nominee was mum on avoiding federal prosecution

President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaign together in Charlotte. (Photo credit Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton used their first joint campaign appearance to paint congressional Republicans as an anchor on economic and domestic progress and Donald Trump as unfit to be president.  

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s message to an adoring audience in Charlotte was that Obama laid a foundation on which she is uniquely qualified to build upon. And the outgoing president blamed Republican foes on Capitol Hill for his inability to do more.