President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future in a speech Wednesday aimed at giving full-hearted support to Hillary Clinton to help her defeat Republican rival Donald Trump and become the first woman elected US president.

US presidential race: President Obama urges Americans to vote for Hillary Clinton

President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future in a speech Wednesday aimed at giving full-hearted support to Hillary Clinton to help her defeat Republican rival Donald Trump and become the first woman elected US president.