"Honestly, I don't understand how anyone would want to rub salt in the wounds of a grieving family", Mrs Clinton told thousands of supporters in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she was campaigning with Mrs Obama, marking the first joint appearance for the two first ladies on the campaign trail.
The Clinton campaign views North Carolina, a state that voted for Obama in 2008 and Republican Mitt Romney in 2012, as a must-win for Trump this year.
"How do you speak so badly of someone?" he asked.
The RealClearPolitics poll average still puts Clinton ahead in the Sunshine State by 1.6 percentage points, but she wants to lock it in.
"I believe with all of my heart that Hillary Clinton will be that president", she said.
"We don't want to give this away", a combative Trump promised supporters in battleground OH yesterday.
Neither Trump campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks nor spokesman Jason Miller responded to emailed questions late Thursday inquiring whether Trump still planned to contribute as much as he has said he would.
"I am grateful for Hillary - for her leadership and her courage, and for what she is going to do for this country", Obama continued.
Another troublesome sign for Trump: The Republicans' congressional campaign committee has released a new TV ad that praises a GOP House member who has said Trump has "disqualified himself" to be president. But Putin on Thursday dismissed those claims, saying the allegations were created to distract the public from real issues.
INCREDIBLES 2 Moves Up to 2018, TOY STORY 4 Drops Back
There is now no word as to why these schedule changes have been made, but we will update this article as soon as we know more. Toy Story 4 will see the return of director John Lasseter , who directed the original Toy Story and Toy Story 2 .
Still, the Russian leader added that while Trump may sound "extravagant", he was trying to reach out to people who are exhausted of elites.
Obama's comments came after Clinton warned that the "dignity and respect for women and girls is also on the ballot in this election", in what was a clear shot at Trump's remarks about women. With Mrs. Obama aiming to secure her husband's legacy and Clinton needing to drive women to the polls, the two women sought to celebrate their new political marriage of mutual interest, and reassure voters it's real.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets early voters at the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.
"And not just Democrats, but Republicans and Independents", she insisted. The 71-year-old retired nurse supports the state's Republican leaders and worries about election fraud - one reason cited for passing the voting law in 2013.
As Obama spoke, Clinton sat behind her on stage. Electing the first female president is "a nice freebie", Fogg says, but her vote for Clinton is ultimately about putting the most responsible person in the White House.
"What's also true is that this is a truly unprecedented election and that's why I'm out here".
Thirty-four of the 90 women who were elected to the US House of Representatives between 1916 and 1980 went into seats previously held by their husbands, the Huffington Post reported in July previous year.
"We know the influence our president has on our children, how they turn on the TV and they see the most powerful role model in the world, someone who shows them how to treat others, how to deal with disappointment, whether to tell the truth", Michelle added. The first lady has emerged as one of Clinton's most powerful surrogates, passionately touting her experience and denouncing Trump as too divisive and thin-skinned for the White House.
Alison Leddy, a recent graduate of Notre Dame and Cleveland native, said that Hillary Clinton's proposals about delaying loan repayment for graduates looking to become entrepreneurs was encouraging.