Obama appealed to Americans with a farewell letter. In Washington, events in the framework of the inauguration of the trump

U.S. President Barack Obama, whose term expires on January 20, appealed to the American citizens with a farewell letter. The head of state recalled that in the White house there is a tradition to leave the oval office a letter to the next President, reports ZN.ua.

In Washington, events in the framework of the inauguration of the trump

«But before I leave a letter 45-mu President, I want to thank you again for the honor to be your 44th President. Because all what I learned during that time, I learned thanks to you. You made me better as a person and as President,» – said in the appeal.

Obama recalled the work of American scientists, which helps wounded military. About how to change the lives of families, marriages which are recognized equally with the traditional. As children their generosity remind us of the obligation to care for refugees, about each other, to work for peace.

«All these eight years you have been a source of kindness, resilience and hope, from which I drew strength,» – assured the President. Speaking about the prospects of American society and political system, Obama reminded that «the United States is not a project of one person.»

«The most powerful word in our democracy — the word «We». We are the people. We’ll manage,» he said, adding that the future of the country in the daily manifestations of citizenship.

«All of us, regardless of which party support, must continue this work — joyful work of the citizen. Not only when elections are held, not only when threatened, our private interests, but also on the whole interval of life way», – said the President.

The text of his letter, Obama ended with the phrase «Yes we can» (Yes we can) – the slogan of his election campaign in 2008.

Note, Barack Obama on Wednesday, 19 January 2016, held its last press conference as President of the United States. And on January 11 he delivered in Chicago’s farewell address to the Americans. In his speech, Obama said a nuclear deal with Iran and progress in the fight against terrorism. He also expressed confidence that such rivals as Russia and China will not be able «to deal with America’s influence in the world.»

In Washington, events in the framework of the inauguration of the trump

In Washington on Thursday,January 19, began the first festive events dedicated to the inauguration of the 45th President of the USA of Donald trump. About it reports «UKRINFORM».

President-elect Donald trump with his wife Melania with arrived Thursday by plane to Washington and has already participated in several official events.

In particular, in the first half of the day he, along with the elected Vice-President of the United States Mike Pence took part in a symbolic ceremony of laying a wreath to fallen American soldiers at Arlington National cemetery.

Access to the event was only allowed for family members of top officials, representatives of the administration and separately accredited media.

On Thursday night, Donald trump along with his wife appeared at the inaugural concert in downtown Washington near the Lincoln memorial. Trump saluted the monument, and joined the concert audience for a special glass fence.

On Friday, January 20 inauguration of Donald trump. According to tradition, the ceremony will be held in the Capitol in the presence of a million strong crowd of Americans. More than 50 congressmen have said they will boycott the inauguration of the trump.




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