President Barack Obama reflected on the first presidential debate in a call with Ryan Seacrest Tuesday morning, saying that “everybody that watched the debate got a sense and a vision about where [Hillary Clinton] would take the country.”
“I’m admittedly biased,” Obama said, “I have worked with Hillary and I know her. She’s well prepared and she’s got the right temperament for the job. She’s well-respected around the world, she’s serious and does her homework, and she’s got a vision to put people back to work and make sure the economy’s working for everybody and not just a few.”
“I would say that the other guy… does not have the preparations and the temperament or the core values of inclusion and making everybody have opportunity,” he added.
In a press conference Monday, according to Politico, press secretary Josh Earnest said “I anticipate that this fall Monday evening will be similar to fall Monday evenings in the White House residence, which is that the president will be working tonight with the television on in the background.”
“I think the one difference will be instead of Monday night football, there’ll be a little more politics being discussed in the context of the debate,” Earnest added.