Obama Takes Swipe At Trump In Secret Speech — ‘We Didn’t Have A Scandal That Embarrassed Us’

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Former President Barack Obama took a veiled swipe at President Trump in a speech that was meant to be off the record.

Obama spoke at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last Friday. All of the attendees were told not to record or post about the speech online before they came.

Reason.com obtained a recording of the speech and reported on it. In the speech, Obama made a barely-veiled swipe at the Trump administration.

“We didn’t have a scandal that embarrassed us,” Obama claimed.

He also said, “I know that seems like a low bar,” adding that, “(g)enerally speaking, you didn’t hear about a lot of drama inside our White House.”

Obama has previously made the claim that his White House was free of scandals.

The Obama administration’s critics have accused the administration of number of scandals, including Fast and Furious, Benghazi and the IRS unfairly scrutinizing conservative organizations. (RELATED: Devin Nunes Reminds Everyone How Obama Is Responsible For The Russian Threat)

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