Obama recalls how he was expelled from Disneyland for smoking

Barack Obama spoke at a political rally in Anaheim on Saturday to urge voters to take back the house in California

Barack Obama has returned to the podium to gather voters in California.

Speaking at a political meeting in Anaheim, the former president shared the story of how he was expelled from Disneyland for smoking at the theme park with his friends.

While he remembered smoking in a gondola in the park, the crowd erupted in applause, prompting Obama to shake his finger and smile mockingly at the crowd saying, "No, no, no, people with cigarettes."

"This is a true story, they were all expelled from the Magic Kingdom." He told the crowd he was laughing, adding that his entourage was escorted by two officers.

Barack Obama spoke at a political rally in Anaheim on Saturday to urge voters to take back the house in California

Barack Obama spoke at a political rally in Anaheim on Saturday to urge voters to take back the house in California

In his speech, he recalled the time he was kicked out of Disneyland for smoking with his friends at the theme park

In his speech, he recalled the time he was kicked out of Disneyland for smoking with his friends at the theme park

In his speech, he recalled the time he was kicked out of Disneyland for smoking with his friends at the theme park

He shook his finger at the crowd and assured with a laugh that they were only "cigarettes". who got in trouble for

He shook his finger at the crowd and assured with a laugh that they were only "cigarettes". who got in trouble for

He shook his finger at the crowd and assured with a laugh that they were only "cigarettes". who got in trouble for

After sharing his little anecdote, he focused his speech on fear versus hope and cited the motto Take It Back, bringing voters together to take up the House in California.

He made his moving speech in Anaheim, Orange County, which is a Republican stronghold in the state of the West Coast, before the midterm elections.

"Today, what I really want to do is highlight the extraordinary collection of candidates who have decided to intensify and bring out the best in our country," he said, highlighting the Democratic candidates.

He spent time talking about each candidate: Josh Harder, TJ Cox, Katie Hill, Gil Cisneros, Katie Porter, Harley Rouda and Mike Levin.

He added: "This is a government for and by the people" and spoke about the cycle of anger that swept Washington.

"The only way we reverse that cycle of anger and division is when each one of us, citizens, take a step forward and say we're going to take care of doing things differently," he said.

He focused his speech on fear versus hope in a speech with the motto Take It Back, bringing voters together to regain the California home.

He focused his speech on fear versus hope in a speech with the motto Take It Back, bringing voters together to regain the California home.

He focused his speech on fear versus hope in a speech with the motto Take It Back, bringing voters together to regain the California home.

In his speech, he recalled the time he was kicked out of Disneyland for smoking with his friends at the theme park

In his speech, he recalled the time he was kicked out of Disneyland for smoking with his friends at the theme park

In his speech, he recalled the time he was kicked out of Disneyland for smoking with his friends at the theme park

He highlighted the Democratic candidates for Congress in California, including TJ Cos, far left, Gil Cisneros, second on the left, Katie Porter, third on the right, Harley Rouda, second on the right, and Mike Levin, right winger

He highlighted the Democratic candidates for Congress in California, including TJ Cos, far left, Gil Cisneros, second on the left, Katie Porter, third on the right, Harley Rouda, second on the right, and Mike Levin, right winger

He highlighted the Democratic candidates for Congress in California, including TJ Cos, far left, Gil Cisneros, second on the left, Katie Porter, third on the right, Harley Rouda, second on the right, and Mike Levin, right winger

Crowds cheered and tried to shake the former president's hand as he joined California's Democratic candidates in Anaheim, California.

Crowds cheered and tried to shake the former president's hand as he joined California's Democratic candidates in Anaheim, California.

Crowds cheered and tried to shake the former president's hand as he joined California's Democratic candidates in Anaheim, California.

He was bombarded by fans taking pictures and holding posters of TakeItBack & # 39; at the rally on Saturday

He was bombarded by fans taking pictures and holding posters of TakeItBack & # 39; at the rally on Saturday

He was bombarded by fans taking pictures and holding posters of TakeItBack & # 39; at the rally on Saturday

& # 39; Let's fight for the things we believe in. We are going to fight for the idea that all children in the United States should get a decent education. We will fight for the idea that anyone who works hard will get a living wage. We are going to work hard on the idea that women should be paid the same as men for doing the same job, "he added.

His speech was positive and focused on today's Democrats, appealing to Republicans and independents and the values ​​of previous presidents such as Abraham Lincoln, saying that for many the current administration "is not what they believe."

& # 39; If we do not step forward, things will get worse. In two months we will have the opportunity to restore sanity in our policy, "he said.

"The biggest threat to our democracy, I said yesterday: it is not an individual, it is not a big PAC billionaire: it is apathy, it is indifference, we are not doing what we are supposed to do," he added.

He asked the crowd & # 39; Are you ready to go to work? & # 39; and woke up a thunderous applause.

"This is a government for all, it is not for sale, we believe in that, they intensified, they were enthusiastic, they are ready", repeated a slogan from their 2008 campaign.

Obama did not mention Trump in his speech, unlike yesterday, when he lashed out at the president while speaking in Champaign, Illinois.

Obama called for the "restoration of honesty, decency and legality in our government" in his Friday speech in Champaign, Illinois and lashed out at President Donald Trump

Obama called for the "restoration of honesty, decency and legality in our government" in his Friday speech in Champaign, Illinois and lashed out at President Donald Trump

Obama called for the "restoration of honesty, decency and legality in our government" in his Friday speech in Champaign, Illinois and lashed out at President Donald Trump

In his speech on Friday he threw punches at Trump saying: "You should worry about our current course."

In his speech on Friday he threw punches at Trump saying: "You should worry about our current course."

In his speech on Friday he threw punches at Trump saying: "You should worry about our current course."

Speaking in his home state, Obama called Trump a "symptom" of a social problem in which powerful forces fabricate and capitalize on "resentments."

& # 39; You should worry about our current course. They should want to see a restoration of honesty, decency and legality in our government, "said the former president.

"It should not be a Democratic or Republican party, it should not be a partisan issue to say that we do not put pressure on the attorney general or the FBI to use the criminal justice system as a club to punish our political opponents," Obama said, citing the attention Policy on Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Trump dismissed Obama's words on Friday saying: "Sorry, I saw it, but I fell asleep … I discovered it's very good, very good to sleep."

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