PBS NewsHour

At final White House press conference, Obama looks ahead

Clip: 01/18/2017 | 7m 2s

In two days his time in the Oval Office will be over. President Obama on Wednesday held his final news conference before the White House Press Corps, defending his decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence and looking back at how the nation has changed. But most of the time was spent looking ahead at political challenges and his own role in politics going forward. John Yang reports.

Aired: 01/18/17

Rating: NR

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