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Trump: 'NO WAY' Obama would have beaten me

President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Barack Obama professed some bold assertions on his former advisor David Axelrod's podcast that aired Monday.

On episode 108 of "The Axe Files," Obama told Axelrod during the 50-minute segment that he was "confident" that had he been able to run for a third term, he would have been able to maintain a majority of the votes and beat President-elect Donald Trump.

Not being one to take criticism lightly, Trump voiced his opinion on Obama's chest puffing via his usual medium: Twitter.

Trump tweeted out:

Though Obama's approval ratings have risen lately, some have pointed out that the contentious presidential race may have overshadowed Obama's failures.  It is also not unusual for lame-duck presidents to see an increase in approval ratings as their reign comes to a close.

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