President Barack Obama will hold his final press conference as president on Wednesday afternoon, the White House said.
The press conference will be held at 2:15 p.m. Obama is set to leave office on Friday, when he will be succeeded by Republican President-elect Donald Trump.
Obama is leaving office with the highest approval rating since 2009, according to the latest CNN/ORC poll. The president's approval rating stands at 60 percent, with the public largely viewing his presidency as a success and a majority saying they will miss him when he is out of office.
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As an outgoing president, Obama's ranks near the top of the list. Bill Clinton's approval in 2001 was at 66 percent; Ronald Reagan's was at 64 percent in 1989.