Skip to comments.Obama: I won't leave on Jan 20
Posted on 12/31/2016 6:58:56 AM PST by Resettozero
President Obama used his final weekly address in 2016 to assure Americans that he will remain committed to defending the "progress" made by his administration after handing over the White House to Donald Trump on Jan. 20.
While the president initially indicated that he looked forward to a quiet retirement, at a time when many polls showed Democrat Hillary Clinton marching to victory in the presidential election, Obama has said his plans have changed since Trump ran away with the win.
"I promise you that next year Michelle and I are going to be right there with you, and the clouds are going to start parting and the sun is going to come back out, and we're going to be busy, involved in the amazing stuff that we've been doing all these years before," Obama told told supporters in late November. Obama also revealed then that his family plans to stick around Washington, D.C., for a few years while his younger daughter, Sasha, finishes high school.
Touting strides made in expanding health insurance coverage, job creation, bringing troops back to the U.S. from Afghanistan and Iraq, and killing al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Obama said Saturday that the country has "made extraordinary progress as a country these past eight years."
The president said income is rising, poverty is falling and the auto industry is "resurgent." Turning to diplomacy, Obama said, "We shut down Iran's nuclear weapons program, opened up a new chapter with the people of Cuba, and brought nearly 200 nations together around a climate agreement that could save this planet for our kids." He also gave a nod to the 2015 Supreme Court ruling to grant nationwide marriage equality.
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He’ll damn sure be leaving the frigging White House. You can bank on it.
Is this an article from The Onion?
Rush said months ago, Obama will hang around, be on the tv channels but all of this will backfire on Obama, he will be irrelevant.
This halfrican Muslim is certifiably insane.
The definition of chutzpah is the guy who murders his parents and then begs for mercy because he’s an orphan.
Obama tried to destroy the US, but failed because we are that resilient and now he’s claiming that the things we did to keep him from ruining us are his accomplishments. Chutzpah!
Of course, Obama won’t have control of the government engine that enforced his hateful will.
They’re going to attempt a government-in-exile, I guess. The Sec General of the UN just stepped down— is this to make room for Zero?
I hope he stays active as the face of the Dem Party, so he can continue his Shiva-like destruction of what is left of that party.
I hope so.
It’s scary that someone could be so delusional about what he did in life otherwise.
He’s a glutton for humiliation - gonna need some serious psychiatric help to cope with the hits to his ego.
... well, he is the sort of left wing nut job that’s acceptable to the wing nuts running the DNC....
Carter, Clinton, and now Obama... hanging on as gnats buzzing in the air.
He’ll have one vote at election time. No more, no less.
Let him blather. No one’s following him in a revolution.
lah blah blah yada yada bull crap yada
his frustration has no boundaries
Maybe Barry can set up a tent city across from Trump Towers in New Yawk and have Cindy Sheehan stay there as well, to make Barry feel more relevant.
I cannot stand this punk.
No this is part of the 0 vs. H struggle for control of the dim party.
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