WATCH: President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address

President Barack Obama delivered his Farewell Address on January 10, marking the last time he will speak to the American people as Commander in Chief. The speech is being delivered just 10 days before Donald Trump takes office on January 20.

To read the complete transcript, click here.

Obama announced on January 2 that the speech will be delivered live from Chicago’s McCormick Place. It’s a different venue for the traditional farewell address, which has usually been delivered from the White House. Instead, Obama decided to return to the city where his political career began.

“I’m just beginning to write my remarks,” Obama wrote on January 2. “But I’m thinking about them as a chance to say thank you for this amazing journey, to celebrate the ways you’ve changed this country for the better these past eight years, and to offer some thoughts on where we all go from here.”

In addition to the live stream on YouTube, the administration will stream the address live on Facebook at

Obama became the first African American elected President when he beat Senator John McCain in 2008. In 2012, he became the third consecutive president elected to a second term when he defeated former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. He campaigned for Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign, but she was defeated by Trump.

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  1. Isn’t this special he’s doing it in Chicago?. He doesn’t give a damn about the 4000 blacks killed during his reign. What a joke…I dare his pussy ass to speak from the south side.

      • No he did that because he invited black lives matter to the White House cop killers.
        But what do you expect from a guy who gives a billion in cash to our enemies that’s claim they will destroy America from within.
        Pulling the wool over the black man’s eye.
        What a disgrace to the black race !
        It was a personal insult to him if Hillary Clinton lost.
        Well mr. Obama I guess you couldn’t fool all of the black people could you. Yeah I bet your two daughters don’t get the education that the poor get.
        No because poor people are beneath you aren’t they mr. Obama.
        So just leave the key underneath the mat as you leave .

        • All blacks have choices and like you theses are the ignorant choices that a lot of us choose to make and then blame the blacks that truly worked hard to make it. What about Mr. Trumps kids? You wouldn’t dare have a comment

        • It sounds like you need some education. Poor or rich, you get what you put in and I don’t think you have put too much into anything but complaining

    • You are probably one who side and watch the killings and did nothing. I want to hear your comments in 10 days when you really become a nobody

    • Whatever man. I can always get more minorities to deliver my pizzas and mow my lawn. Their children will work for my children. Dat’s just da way it izzzzzzzz. It’s something called REALITY. bwa ha ha ha ha. Now git back in your cage monkey man and pick some berries lol

  2. So thankful the world’s most divisive man is finally taking his curtain call…it’s been a long time coming. Now maybe we can begin to heal if it’s not already too late

  3. Everything is little more than all about himself for the little narcissist conjob obama. Anyone know how many times he referred to himself in this drone on/lying session? 50?
    Poor little barackie has been little more than an affirmative action body his whole life and he grew into thinking he’s actually all that……sad.

    • obama frames every economic issue as a struggle between hardworking minorities and an undeserving white middle class.:
      “After all, if every economic issue is framed as a struggle between a hardworking white middle class and undeserving minorities, then workers of all shades will be left fighting for scraps[.]”

      obama…”After my election, there was talk of a post-racial America. Such a vision, however well-intended, was never realistic. For race remains a potent and often divisive force in our society.”

      obama is a liberal/progressive, so EVERYTHING is about race, gender, religion, income, etc.

      “… those brown kids will represent a larger share of America’s workforce. ”

      Yes, always about race and attacking whites. That is what liberal/progressives do. That is all they know.

  4. President Obamas speech was the final nail in the coffin. Fake tears. But the worst was the fake tears from his wife and daughter, illuminating another sociopath in the making. Get out. Bye. Thank a God for Trump.