NewsElections DNC attacks Donald Trump: Michelle Obama, Joe Crowley, more throw jabs at GOP nominee By Nicole Brown email@example.com Updated July 28, 2016 11:59 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Speakers at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia have made both subtle and blatant jabs at Donald Trump. While showing support for the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, they have attacked Trump's past as a reality TV star and have even used his own words against him Some, like first lady Michelle Obama, didn't even say his name while critiquing him, but others were more blunt with their disapproval of the Republican nominee. Scroll down for some of the DNC's biggest Trump insults. Hillary Clinton Photo Credit: Getty Images / Alex Wong The Democratic nominee compared the Trump family to her own in her DNC speech Thursday night. "The family I'm from . . . well, no one had their name on big buildings," she said. "My family were builders of a different kind. Builders in the way most American families are." Barack Obama Photo Credit: Getty Images / Robyn Beck President Barack Obama questioned Trump's business success in his speech on the third night of the convention. "He calls himself a business guy, which is true, but I have to say, I know plenty of businessmen and women who've achieved remarkable success without leaving a trail of lawsuits and unpaid workers and people feeling like they got cheated." His jabs at the GOP nominee didn't end there, though. "Anyone who threatens our values, whether fascists or communists or jihadists or homegrown demagogues, will always fail in the end," Obama declared after speaking about values in honesty, kindness, hard work and humility. Tim Kaine Photo Credit: Getty Images / Nicholas Kamm Vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine did his own impression of Trump in his speech Wednesday night. "Trump is a guy who promises a lot, but you may have noticed, he has got a way of saying the same two words every time he makes his biggest, hugest promises," he said. "Believe me," he said, impersonating the GOP nominee. "It's going to be great, believe me. We are going to build a wall and make Mexico pay for, believe me. We are going to destroy ISIS so fast, believe me. There is nothing suspicious about my tax returns, believe me." Kaine went on to say Americans can't believe what Trump says and added that the nation "is just too great to put in the hands of a slick-talking, empty-promising, self-promoting one-man wrecking crew." Michael Bloomberg Photo Credit: Getty Images / Robyn Beck In addition to calling Trump a "dangerous demagogue," former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg took aim at the Republican nominee's business endeavors in his DNC speech. "Trump says he wants to run the country like he runs his businesses? God help us," he said. "I'm a New Yorker, and I know a con when I see one." Speaking as a businessman himself, he added, "I've built a business and I didn't start it with a million-dollar check from my father." Joe Biden Photo Credit: Getty Images / Alex Wong Vice President Joe Biden criticized GOP nominee Donald Trump for finding pleasure in saying "You're fired," referring to his famous line from "The Apprentice." "He's trying to tell us he cares about the middle class," he said. "That's a bunch of malarkey." Joe Crowley Photo Credit: Getty Images / Saul Loeb New York Rep. Joe Crowley spoke about the terrorist attack on 9/11 and compared Clinton's response to Trump's. "Where was Donald Trump in the days, and months, and years after 9/11?" he asked. "He didn't stand at the Pile. He didn't lobby Congress for help. He didn't fight for the first responders. Nope. He cashed in. Collecting $150,000 in federal funds intended to help small businesses recover -- even though days after the attack Trump said his properties were not affected." Michelle Obama Photo Credit: Getty Images / Aaron P. Bernstein Without even mentioning Trump's name, the first lady made multiple jabs at the Republican nominee. She said she wants a leader "who understands that the issues a president faces are not black and white and cannot be boiled down to 140 characters," critiquing Trump's numerous tweets. Earlier in her speech she also made subtle references to Trump, saying she and President Obama urge their daughters "to ignore those who question their father's citizenship or faith," "insist that the hateful language they hear from public figures on TV does not represent the true spirit of this country" and "explain that when someone is cruel, or acts like a bully, you don't stoop to their level -- no, our motto is, when they go low, we go high." Al Franken Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jessica Kourkounis Sen. Al Franken introduced himself at the convention as a graduate of Trump University, earning a "doctorate in megalomania studies." "Did you know that Trump University's School of Ripping People Off is ranked second in the nation?" he asked the crowd. "Right behind Bernie Madoff University? That's no mean feat." He concluded his bashing of Trump University by saying, "Clearly, Donald Trump's enormous, dare I say 'huge,' success as a businessman qualifies him to be president. And if you believe that, I've got some delicious Trump Steaks I'd like to sell you," criticizing another endeavor by Trump. Madeleine Albright Photo Credit: Getty Images / Alex Wong In her speech at the convention, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made a jab at Trump's past career on "The Apprentice." "[Clinton] knows that safeguarding freedom and security is not like hosting a reality TV show," she said. Lena Dunham, America Ferrera Photo Credit: Getty Images / Alex Wong Introducing themselves at the convention, actresses Lena Dunham and America Ferrera took aim at some of Trump's past remarks about women and people of other ethnicities. "I'm Lena Dunham and according to Donald Trump, my body is probably a two," Dunham said. "And I'm America Ferrera and according to Donald Trump, I'm probably a rapist," Ferrera said. Dunham reminded Ferrera that she's not Mexican, but Ferrera said, "And President Obama isn't Kenyan, but that hasn't stopped Donald." John Hutson Photo Credit: Getty Images / Nicholas Kamm "My name is John Hutson, and unlike Donald Trump, there are two things I know an awful lot about: law and order," the retired Navy rear admiral said at the convention. Hutson is also a former attorney and was a Judge Advocate General of the Navy. He criticized Trump's opinions on foreign policy and for saying Sen. John McCain was not a war hero because he was captured. "Donald, you're not fit to polish John McCain's boots," Hutson said. Elizabeth Warren Photo Credit: Getty Images / Alex Wong Sen. Elizabeth Warren told the crowd at the convention that "America faces a choice, the choice of a new president." "On one side is a man who inherited a fortune from his father and kept it going by cheating people and skipping out on debts. A man who has never sacrificed anything for anyone. A man who cares only for himself -- every minute of every day," she said in her description of Trump. Bill Clinton Photo Credit: Getty Images / Drew Angerer The former president and husband of the Democratic nominee did not directly speak about Trump, but he used the Republican's past remarks against him. "If you love this country and are working hard, are paying taxes, and obeying the law, and you'd like to become a citizen, you should choose immigration reform over somebody who wants to send you back," he said. "If you are a Muslim and you love America and freedom and you hate terror, stay here and help us win and make the future together." By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.