VIDEO: 8th grader grabs belly laughs for candidate impersonations

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A Chicago middle school graduate drew a standing ovation for his eight-minute graduation speech -- poking fun at the candidates running in the 2016 race, as well as the president.

Jack Aiello combined his love of politics and impressions to write a speech for his graduation on June 7 from Thomas Middle School in the Chicago area.

"Politics has been something he's been interested in for several years," explained the boy's father, John. "He's always been good with impressions, so while watching along with his mom and I, he picked up phrases and mannerisms of the candidates."

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