'Race to White House not a reality show: Obama warns Trump

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Washington, May 7: US President Barack Obama on Saturday warned Donald Trump that 'the race to the White House was not a reality show and called for a close for Trump's past records and statements.

"This is not entertainment, this is not a reality show. This is a contest for the Presidency of the US," Obama said.

Race to WH not a reality show: Obama

Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee earlier this week after John Kasich suspended his campaign.

"With respect to the Republican process and Mr Trump, there's going to be plenty of time to talk about his positions on various issues. He has a long record that needs to be examined. And I think it's important for us to take seriously the statements he's made in the past," Obama said.

We are in serious times and this is a really serious job: Obama

Responding to reporters at a press conference Obama said: "We are in serious times and this is a really serious job. He has a long record that needs to be examined, and I think it's important for us to take seriously the statements he's made in the past."

Trump in the past few months has courted controversy on several occassions with his remarks on banning Muslims in the United States or his anti-immigrant views.

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