Obama: Republicans deserve no credit for disavowing Trump

President Barack Obama finishes his remarks at a campaign event for the Ohio Democratic Party and for the Senate bid for former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama insisted Thursday that Republicans who are disavowing Donald Trump deserve no credit for their sudden change of heart after having “stood by silently” for so long. He accused Republicans of filling a “swamp of crazy” by allowing unfounded and hate-filled rhetoric to go unchallenged within the party for years.

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