Though many observers hat-tipped the Clinton campaign's snarky response, others noted that it may unintentionally evoke Clinton's decision while serving as secretary of state to delete thousands of emails on her private server that she deemed personal in nature.
Maybe not the best strategy for Hillary to tell people to delete things.
"I know how hard this job can be. That's why I know Hillary will be so good at it. I don't think anyone has been more qualified for this office," Obama said.
He added: "I want those of you who've been with me from the beginning of this incredible journey to know that I'm with her."
For the first time this election season, Obama is set to hit the campaign trail with Clinton in Wisconsin next week.
Ten facts you should know about Clinton:
Hillary Clinton 10 Facts
Hillary Clinton sets the internet on fire with a 3-word response to Donald Trump's tweet
1. She went by her maiden for years after she married Bill in 1975. She went by "Mrs. Bill Clinton" shortly after her husband lost the 1980 Arkansas gubernatorial election in part because voters had questioned their marriage's stability.
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2. She once described herself as a tomboy who wanted to be an astronaut, and wrote to NASA as a 12-year-old about how she could become an astronaut. They sent her a reply, clarifying that NASA didn't accept women in their astronaut program.
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3. She coined the term "vast right-wing conspiracy" to explain the intense scrutiny her husband faced when news of his affair with Monica Lewinsky first emerged, though she later said in a statement that she had been misled by her husband about the affair.
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3. She was the student speaker picked to give the commencement speech at Wellesley, and received a standing ovation.
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5. Her parents were Republicans, and she herself served as the president of the Young Republicans club at Wellesley.
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6. In 1974, she was one of only three women out of 43 lawyers who worked on the inquiry into whether President Nixon would be impeached.
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7. She named her daughter Chelsea after Joni Mitchell's song "Chelsea Morning."
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9. She was the first first lady to hold a postgraduate degree (though every first lady since has held one), and up until her husband was elected president, her salary had been higher than his.
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9. She says she met Bill Clinton at the Yale law library when she approached him and said, "Look if you're going to keep staring at me, and I'm going to keep staring back, I think we should at least know each other. I'm Hillary Rodham. What's your name?"
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10. Her mother told her that she had been named after Sir Edmund Hillary, who was the first man to to climb Everest, despite the fact that he had done so five years after she was born. A spokesperson for Clinton has said that this was a "sweet family story her mother shared to inspire greatness in her daughter, to great results I might add."