Barack Obama News
Obama Administration Makes Final Goodbye
The now former president made his final goodbye to staff and supporters at Joint Air Force Base Andrews before starting his new life as a private citizen.
President Trump and the Private Moments With President Obama
The 45th president of the United States takes office promising a transfer of power from Washington to the American people.
Trump Draws Far Smaller Inaugural Crowd Than Obama
Far fewer people attended President Donald Trump's inauguration than that of his predecessor eight years ago
Trump Gets Obama's House, Title _ Even His Twitter Handle
Donald Trump built his campaign on tweets and now he's in control of the White House's powerful social media arsenal
Obama Exits the Presidency Voicing Optimism for the Future
Closing out a barrier-breaking chapter in history, Barack Obama has left the White House much the way he entered it eight years ago: insisting Americans have reason for optimism in the face of a national sense of unease
2009 v 2017: Comparing Trump’s and Obama ’s Inauguration Crowds
The National Park Service won’t be announcing attendance numbers for President Donald Trump’s inaugural ceremony, but photos of this year’s event indicate that it may have been less well attended than Obama’s in 2009. There were 1.8 million people who attended Obama’s inauguration in 2009 and close
Obama Family Farewell Includes a Final Missive to Donald Trump
The Obama family exited the east side of the U.S. Capitol building this afternoon after Donald Trump ’s inauguration, heading first by helicopter to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, where they boarded Air Force One bound for Palm Springs, California. After earlier leaving a written letter for his
President Obama Boards Flight For Palm Springs Vacation
ABC News' David Wright describes Obama's difficulty and delight of leaving Washington and the Presidency.
Barack Obama's Frist Remarks After President Trump's Inauguration
The former president addressed supporters at Andrews Air Force Base before departing on a family trip to Palm Springs.
Obama Legacy Will Be Recovery from Recession, Affordable Care Act
ABC News Digital panelists Farai Chideya, Amy Holmes and LZ Granderson give their thoughts on how the Obama administration will be remembered.