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Barack Obama, the outgoing president took stage to address the American people for the last time in his presidency. The striking part about Obama’s speech is its timing, it comes at a tense and uncertain moment in American politics. 70-year-old Trump, whom Obama see as unfit to serve, is preparing to take the office.


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US President Barack Obama's farewell speech : We've taken out tens of thousands of terrorists, including Osama bin Laden

US President Barack Obama's farewell speech : We've taken out tens of thousands of terrorists, including Osama bin Laden

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Barack Obama, the outgoing president took stage to address the American people for the last time in his presidency. The striking part about Obama’s speech is its timing, it comes at a tense and uncertain moment in American politics. 70-year-old Trump, whom Obama see as unfit to serve, is preparing to take the office.

Here are the Live updates:

#I am asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about change, but in yours

#I do have one final ask of you as your President, same thing I asked when you took a chance on me 8-yrs ago

#Not just because you have been a great Vice President, but because in the bargain, I gained a brother

#To Joe Biden, the scrappy kid from Scranton, you were first choice I made as a nominee, and it was the best

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#And a new generation sets its sights higher because it has you (Michelle) as a role model. You've made me and the country proud

#Michelle, for the past twenty-five years, you have been not only my wife and mother of my children, but my best friend

#We weaken ties when we write off whole system as inevitably corrupt & blame leaders we elect w/o examining our own role in electing them

#I reject discrimination against Muslim Americans

#ISIL will be destroyed, no one who threatens America will ever be safe

#We've taken out tens of thousands of terrorists, including Osama bin Laden

#Although Boston and Orlando remind us of how dangerous radicalization can be,our law enforcement agencies are more effective than ever

#No foreign terrorist organization has successfully planned and executed an attack on our homeland these past eight years

#The bubbles and rise of naked partisanship is a threat to our democracy

#We must invest in children of immigrants, because those brown kids, represent growing share of the workforce

#We are going to talk pass each other if we don't have the will to learn and understand that your opponent might have a fair point

#Have lived long enough to know that race relations are better than they were 10, 20,or even 30 yrs ago,no matter what folks

#Race remains a potent and often divisive force in our society

#I committed to Trump that my administration would ensure a smooth transition

#America is a better, stronger place than it was when we started

#In 10 days, our country'll witness hallmark of democracy, peaceful transition from one freely elected president to another

#Democracy does require a basic sense of solidarity; that we rise and fall as one

#A great gift our Founders gave us. The freedom to chase our individual dreams through our sweat, toil, and imagination

#I can't do that, says US President Barack Obama as crowd shouts "four more years"

#I learned that change only happens when ordinary people get involved, get engaged, and come together to demand it

#Every day, I have learned from you. You made me a better President, and you made me a better man

# I can't do that, says US President Barack Obama as crowd shouts "one more year"

#Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well wishes we have received in the past few weeks, tonight its my time to say thanks

First Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 07:44 AM



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