Outgoing President Barack Obama is scheduled to give his Farewell Address to the nation on Tuesday night at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. Watch the live stream below.
Obama traveled to his hometown of Chicago to deliver the remarks.
On New Year's Day, the president tweeted reminders of his legacy that incoming President-elect Donald Trump haspromised to dismantle.
As we look ahead to the future, I wanted to take a moment to look back on the remarkable progress that you made possible these past 8 years.— President Obama (@POTUS) January 1, 2017
Facing the worst financial crisis in 80 years, you delivered the longest streak of job growth in our history. pic.twitter.com/Vk3PfRgZqF— President Obama (@POTUS) January 1, 2017
After decades of rising health care costs, today nearly every American now has access to the financial security of affordable health care. pic.twitter.com/5e4nEcCxIM— President Obama (@POTUS) January 1, 2017
We traded foreign oil for clean energy, we doubled fuel efficiency standards, & we acted on a global scale to save the one planet we've got. pic.twitter.com/7alrOtHNIr— President Obama (@POTUS) January 1, 2017
We brought home more of our troops & strengthened U.S. leadership—leading with diplomacy & partnering with nations to meet global problems.— President Obama (@POTUS) January 1, 2017
From realizing marriage equality to removing barriers to opportunity, we've made history in our work to reaffirm that all are created equal.— President Obama (@POTUS) January 1, 2017
It’s been the privilege of my life to serve as your President. I look forward to standing with you as a citizen. Happy New Year everybody.— President Obama (@POTUS) January 1, 2017
"Since 2009, we've faced our fair share of challenges, and come through them stronger," the president wrote on Jan. 2. "That's because we have never let go of a belief that has guided us ever since our founding—our conviction that, together, we can change this country for the better.
"So I hope you'll join me one last time.
"Because, for me, it's always been about you."
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