VIDEO: President Obama reads 'Mean Tweets' as part of Jimmy Kimmel Live show

Posted at 2:31 AM, Oct 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-25 04:22:06-04

President Barack Obama is entertaining Jimmy Kimmel's audience with some of the mean tweets sent his way.

An example: "Barack Obama, bro do you even lift?"

The president replies: "Well, I lifted the ban on Cuban cigars. That's worth something."

The president appeared on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Monday night, while he is on his three-day visit to Nevada and California, where he is campaigning and raising money for presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates.

He even read a tweet from republican nominee, Donald Trump.

"Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States - @RealDonaldtrump," Obama read, quoting the GOP presidential hopeful. “Well, @RealDonaldTrump, at least I will go down as a president,” Obama quipped.

Kimmel interviewed the president on Monday night's show. 

Obama discussed some of his own social media habits with Kimmel. He says that, unlike Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, "I don't tweet at 3 a.m. about people who insult me."

Obama also touted the capabilities of Hillary Clinton.

"Having worked with her, she is smart as a whip, she works really hard, she cares deeply about working families in this country. And she’s not somebody who thinks the job is about flash and sizzle and making speeches - it’s about getting policy right and making sure that folks are doing a little bit better," he said, contrasting Clinton with Trump.

During the interview, Obama also dished about actor Bill Murray's visit to the White House last week.

"He came into the Oval Office in a Cubs shirt, and I don’t usually allow that. First of all, most people come in a shirt and tie. I get no tie, but don’t rub it in with a Cubs jersey," Obama insisted.

Obama also said Murray agreed to do a social media skit about signing up for healthcare.

"So we thought of a little skit, decided we were going to putt on the carpet, and somebody grabbed a glass, and he won repeatedly," Obama said. "The glass was rigged. Then he’s giving me tips about putting. Seriously – he’s all, 'I think your right hand’s a little too firm.' He took money from me – I paid him $5. Basically the whole visit was a disaster."

Kimmel asked Obama if it was his money.

"No, I asked somebody," Obama said.