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Obama campaigns for Clinton at FIU, calls Trump unfit to be president

President spends Wednesday night in Miami

MIAMI – President Barack Obama delivered a speech to Florida International University students Thursday, encouraging them to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Obama made his second visit in less than a week to the presidential battleground state of Florida to campaign for Clinton.

The president campaigned for Clinton in Orlando late last week and visited Miami Dade College last month to encourage young adults to sign up for health care.

Obama narrowly won Florida twice, and Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump are locked in a tight race there.

"He is temperamentally unfit to be commander-in-chief," Obama said of Trump.

Obama spent Wednesday night at the InterContinental Miami. The White House said he met privately with friends and supporters to discuss his future foundation.

The president left his downtown Miami hotel shortly after 10:30 a.m. His motorcade arrived at FIU shortly before 11 a.m.

Obama spoke in front of a backdrop with giant white letters that spelled "I'm with her." 

"This isn't a joke," Obama said of Trump's bid for the White House. "This isn't 'Survivor.' This isn't 'The Bachelorette.' This counts. This has to do with what's going to happen in your family (and) in your community."

Obama told the crowd that they have the chance to shape history.

"I want young people to understand, those moments don't come often," he said.

Obama later flew to Jacksonville to attend another Clinton campaign rally at the University of North Florida.