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Obama-the Long goodbye: President touts record, share regrets parting leg

 

President Obama does not hate long good-byes.

The outgoing commander-in-chief is to say goodbye, started a series of essays, notes, and addresses, with a closing of the national security speech in Tampa a month ago and will continue through his official farewell address in his home town of Chicago this coming Tuesday.

In the meantime, the President will be the latest part of Thursday, the publisher submitted a letter to the American people with his proudest accomplishments and biggest regret of his eight years in office. Accompanied she has a Cabinet of 27 individual “exit ” memos” from the top and other government representatives.

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To boot, the President wrote a detailed, 56-page article for the Harvard Law Review publication, which he once led, as a law student – on criminal justice reform. And on Wednesday, he said goodbye to the armed forces during a ceremony in the vicinity of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, after which, what could a visit to a farewell to Congress-Democrats on Capitol Hill.

In his letter Thursday, the American people, Obama once again announced that his government will work to help the country recover from the financial crisis of 2008.

“Eight years later, an economy that is shrinking, with more than eight per cent, is now growing at more than three percent. Companies that were bleeding jobs unleashed the longest streak of job creation on record,” he wrote.

Obama touted gains in the number of insured Americans under the Affordable Care Act, a reduction in the dependence on foreign oil, an increase in the high school graduation rate, and a decrease in the poverty rate.

“In the meantime, in the past eight years, no foreign terrorist organization has successfully planned and executed an attack on our homeland. Plots of land were disturbed. Terrorists like Osama bin Laden were from the field of battle,” he wrote, before going on to tout the diplomatic milestones such as the Iran nuclear deal and the thaw with Cuba.

The letter conceals the sustainable Republican resistance and concerns about the Iran deal – and the spread of Islamic state affiliates and other terrorist groups still a threat to the United States and its allies, although Obama admitted in his speech a day earlier, President-elect, Donald Trump is up to the challenge, he ISIS if he takes office.

In his letter, Obama quote you regrets a few, including a failure to pass sweeping gun legislation and immigration reform.

[F]for all we have achieved, there is still so much I wish to do, we would have been able to stay the adoption of gun-safety measures, more of our children and our cops from mass shootings such as Newtown, passing commonsense immigration reform calls for, to study the best and the brightest from all over the world, and create jobs in America,” he wrote. “And for all the incredible progress that our economy has in just eight years, we have to do more work, for every American, nor a good job or a salary increase, paid leave or a full day of rest would stand.”

Trump opened up, how far economic concerns prevalent in his successful presidential campaign, in which he accused government regulations, bad trade agreements and other factors for a hollow out of the middle class and urged the administration claims that the economy climbed back from the crisis of 2008.

As he was on Capitol Hill Wednesday, when Obama will warn in his farewell letter to Republicans before the Rollback of his signature medical law – something that the next government, their first order of business.

“What helps is to pay taking the health care away from 30 million Americans, most of them white and working class; denying overtime to workers, most of whom have more than earned; or privatization of Medicare and Social Security and let Wall Street recovered – nothing of the middle-class Americans voted for” Obama wrote.

The Republicans, citing rising premiums and other factors, had a different view of the law of health, in a press conference on Wednesday.

“Families are hurt. [Democrats] broke said the health care system,” speaker of the house of representatives, Paul Ryan. “So we will ensure that we have an orderly transition to a better system, so that you can get back to what we all want, the lower cost of health care, more choice, so that families actually can get affordable health care at a reasonable price, with more choice, more competition, and not a costly takeover of the government.”

On Thursday, Trump tweeted, that ObamaCare “was a lie from the very beginning,” citing the faulty vows, the someone that could also like to keep with your doctor, and your doctor.

Trump tweeted: “time for Republicans and Democrats together and come up with a health plan that really works – much less expensive and much BETTER!”

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