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Obama: 'I Continue to Believe Trump Will Not Be President'

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    President Barack Obama reaffirmed his belief that the American people will realize that Donald Trump is not fit to hold the highest office in the nation and it's "is not a reality show."

    "I continue to believe Mr. Trump will not be president. And the reason is because I have a lot of faith in the American people. And I think they recognize that being president is a serious job," Obama said Tuesday, NBC News reported. 

    Trump leads in nationwide polls and won the New Hampshire primary last week. His success comes despite — or because of — controversial statements about immigration from Mexico and a plan to temporarily bar Muslims from entering the U.S.

    Trump shrugged off the comments, and said they were "actually a great compliment" and that Obama "has done such a lousy job as president."