Friday 24 Mar 2017

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Obama In Closing Stretch Of Presidency

President Barack Obama is entering the closing stretch of his presidency, an eleventh-hour push to tie up loose ends and put the finishing touches on his legacy before handing the reins to President-elect Donald Trump.

Obama returns to Washington at midday today from Hawaii with less than three weeks. His final days will largely be consumed with a bid to protect his endangered health care law, a major farewell speech and the ongoing handover of power to Trump’s team.

His speech in his hometown of Chicago, on Jan. 10, is expected to be his closing message to the nation. White House officials say Obama is also planning last-minute commutations and pardons in line with his second-term effort to cut sentences for drug offenders given unduly harsh sentences.

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5 Comments

  1. karma says:

    The title here should replace the word “STRETCH’ with the more correct word, “STENCH”. Plus, the word “LEGACY” does not belong anywhere near this man.

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  2. SikofthaBS says:

    Yes!!!! POOF, BE GONE !!

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  3. gettin tired says:

    Thank goodness, you are finally on your way out of office, good riddens

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  4. BP says:

    OH HAPPY DAY!

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  5. Poopgonzalez says:

    Thank God! America will be America again. Not the United States of Muslims sympathizers.

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