The USA president Barack Obama on January 10 gave a tearful farewell speech ahead of President-elect Donald Trump’s formally taking over the white house as United States’s next president on January 20th.
In his final speech, Obama was critical of Trump but gave the country his final outline of the present situation and gathering of the threats that the American democracy faces.
Obama said that the US is now more politically divided than ever and then pressed for a more optimistic vision for the country.
Obama the expressed his views about the anti-immigrant sentiment, racism and economic inequality that the country is facing and said if it continues people would be left fighting amongst themselves.
Obama, then went on to acknowledged the continuing difficulty of race relations that America faces and said things are better but not where it needs to be.
He took note of overseas threats and fanatics that are still present in civil society and claim to be speakers of Islam.