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Obama urges voters to choose Clinton: 'Not everything is supposed to be inspiring

President Barack Obama speaks in Kissimmee, Florida, during a Hillary for America campaign event on Friday. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama urged voters to choose Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during an interview with MSNBC's Al Sharpton Sunday by arguing that “not everything is supposed to be inspiring.”

"Everything we have done over the past eight years will be reversed under a Trump presidency," Obama said. "And everything will be sustained and built on under a Hillary Clinton presidency."

He argued that it is necessary to elect Clinton in order to “maintain a progressive agenda,” such as implementing criminal justice reform and early childhood education.

You can't say you care about those things, and then suggest somehow that you're feeling cynical, or you're not sufficiently inspired. Michelle and I, we talk over the dinner table with our daughters. Not everything is supposed to be inspiring. Sometimes you just do what you have to do. And one of the things you’ve got to do right now is vote for Hillary Clinton.

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