Obama also laid into the president for the investigations into Russian interference in the United States election that are weighing on his administration.
The president has been escalating his claims about the potential for terrorists and murders to make their way into America through caravans barreling toward Texas.
Trump has a second rally in Chattanooga, Tennessee, later Sunday. Even with the USA economy largely humming along, and Republican candidates desperate for Trump to highlight the gains, the president himself often prefers to rile up a crowd over immigration.
"They're telling us that the single most grave threat to America is a bunch of poor impoverished broke hungry refugees a thousand miles away".
Democrats hope to elect a record number of women to congress.
And a spokesperson for DHS declined to comment in response to DailyMail.com's request for information on Monday on the methodology it's using, due to the sensitivity of the information. That level of opposition is similar to the way likely voters felt just ahead of the 2006 election, when 41% said they were voting to oppose then-President George W. Bush.
Trump has made the caravans and illegal immigration a centerpiece of his closing argument as he tries to rally his base ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections. The only two exceptions were Bill Clinton's Democrats during his second term in 1998, and four years later, when George W. Bush's Republicans gained seats in the aftermath of September 11.
The poll shows that 89 percent of Democratic voters say they will vote for the Democratic candidate in their congressional district, while only 77 percent of GOP voters say they will vote for the Republican candidate.
"Trump has hijacked the election", a senior House Republican told Politico.
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Trump has delivered a very different closing argument, railing against Latin American immigrants seeking asylum at the USA border.
Ryan's request came in a phone call with Trump on Sunday, Politico says.
But voters' issue priorities are sharply divided by party.
The elections on 6 November to the 435-member Congress and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate will decide if the Republican party, which Trump represents, continues to control legislation in both Houses or whether it will go into the hands of the Democrats.
House Republicans are unsure footing across the country, and the president practically conceded on Friday that he's likely to have fewer allies in the lower chamber than he does not.
As many as 74% say that the recent tone of American politics is encouraging violence among some people.
The president said the main focus of his campaigning is on the Senate, while talking to reporters on the White House lawn Sunday.
It did not take long for the video to go viral, with many praising the former United States president Barack Obama. I think we're going to do really well in the Senate'. We think we have a great story to tell.
Days earlier, a frantic manhunt led to the arrest of a fanatical Trump supporter on charges of mailing pipe bombs to prominent Trump opponents, including former president Barack Obama.
"Joe Donnelly and I didn't agree all the time, but Joe always let me know where he stood and I knew what he believed in and that he was always focused on what's the best thing for the Hoosiers that he served".