Judge Jeanine Pirro went after former President Barack Obama Saturday night, saying it was Obama, not Trump, who has truly divided America.
In her opening statement on Fox News, Pirro chastised Obama for using his Friday speech in Illinois to interfere in presidential politics.
“It’s never happened in the history of this country,” Pirro began. “An ex-president viciously attacking his successor, trashing our commander in chief.”
Referencing both Obama’s speech and recent anonymous op-ed in the New York Times that bashed the president, Pirro said there is “so much hatred and resentment over the success of this president,” as she urged Trump supporters to “just ignore them.” (RELATED: Trump: I ‘Fell Asleep’ Watching Obama’s Speech)
She said Obama’s legacy was the reason Trump won the presidential election in 2016.
“The only reason that we have an outsider business man president is because of you,” Pirro said of Obama. “Your lies, your policies, and your divisiveness. … You, Barack. You elected Donald Trump.” (RELATED: Obama To Campaign For Democratic Candidate Under Sexual Misconduct Cloud)
Pirro mocked Obama’s speech for citing racism and the “darker aspects of America’s story.”
“Are you kidding. If anyone has stoked racial hatred and divisiveness, it’s you,” she said.
The Fox News host also alluded to Obama’s hypocrisy on Russian collusion, showing a clip of Obama promising then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev that he would have “more flexibility” after his re-election.