President Obama’s farewell speech seals trust on the US future
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 19:22:12
(VOVworld) - US President Barack Obama delivered his farewell speech on Tuesday night in Chicago. He recalled his presidential campaign in his home city of Chicago 8 years ago when he believed that the US could change progressively.
|President Barack Obama’s farewell speech seals trust on the US future (Photo: AFP/VNA)
He spoke proudly about his Obamacare of affordable health services for all which benefits 20 million Americans. He confirmed a smooth transition of power to President-elect Donald Trump and thanked voters for making him a better President and a better man. He denounced racial discrimination as a threat to the US democracy and asked the public to change views. President Obama cited his successful foreign relations policies of thawing relations with Cuba and resolving the Iranian nuclear crisis as well as progress in climate change adaptation and clean energy. In the end of his speech, President Obama asked the American people to believe in their ability to bring about change.