"Over the past few decades, the politics of division and resentment and paranoia has unfortunately found a home in the Republican Party", Obama said, pointing to conspiracy theories that Trump and others have stoked, including false "birther" allegations that Obama wasn't born in the U.S.
The White House's push for lighter regulation and the tax bill was seen as critical to a pro-growth environment.
That speech, in the eyes of Obama's team, was not a preview of the former President's midterm message. Denouncing the university as a "corrupt institution" for giving Obama an award for ethics in government, Pollak insisted that Obama's "entire speech was based on a false conceit".
"When you vote, you've got the power to make sure white nationalists don't feel emboldened to march with their hoods on or hoods off in Charlottesville".
"They're undermining our alliances, cozying up to Russian Federation", he said.
Mr Obama, reacting to the article, said "that's not how our democracy is supposed to work". "How hard can that be, to say that Nazis are bad?"
Former President Barack Obama has urged an audience of college students to not just vote in the midterm elections, but to lead the fight against President Donald Trump and his allies. He is a symptom, not the cause.
"It did not start with Donald Trump", said the former president.
He also criticised Mr Trump's response to the violence previous year at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that resulted in the death of one person.
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Trump was dismissive of Obama's speech.
"When you hear how great the economy's doing right now, let's just remember when this recovery started", Obama said at the University of IL.
She added that there are still unanswered questions about the IRS' targeting of conservative groups, in addition to questions about the Obama DOJ and FBI's role with the dossier and FISA surveillance of the Trump campaign.
"Some of you may think I am exaggerating when I say these November elections are more important than any in our lifetime", he said.
Next week, Obama plans to campaign in Ohio for Richard Cordray, the Democratic nominee for governor, and Ohio Democrats.
"We got, if you remember, individual mandate wiped out, we wiped out individual mandate, the most unpopular part of Obamacare".
The result is a strategy of big events in blue corners of the country, quiet fundraisers with donors and a series of digital videos or robo-calls, meant to drive Democratic attention and turnout in a targeted way.
Comedian Kathy Griffin summed up the celebrity sentiment over Obama's speech succinctly, saying, "I love him".
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