In Farewell Speech, Obama Issues Veiled Warning of Threat to American Democracy Under Trump

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President Barack Obama giving his farewell speech in Chicago. Photo: Screenshot.

President Barack Obama giving his farewell speech in Chicago. Photo: Screenshot.

Barack Obama said goodbye Tuesday night to a nation that delivered him a historic presidency and challenged Americans to fulfill democracy’s promise as a new era of government in Washington, led by Republicans and President-elect Donald Trump, is about to begin.

Even as Obama exits the world and national stage in little more than a week, he pledged to an estimated 18,000 gathered at McCormick Place in his adopted hometown of Chicago that his social and civic activism will continue — as a citizen.

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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