“America First” was one of Donald Trump’s catchphrases during the Campaign, from which he emerged as America’s 45th President. This refrain continued into his Presidency and so has it epitomized his first month in office.
Having inherited an economy that was on the brink of total collapse, Barack Obama’s job as newly elected President of the United States was evidently a tough one.
But he plodded eight years nevertheless; came face to face with racism, joblessness, class stratification, political dreadlock in Washington, home-bred terrorism and gun violence. He grappled with it all, and last night, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 delivered his farewell address to the nation in Chicago and he was a proud man.
The president’s photographer, Pete Souza, December 2016 selected the finest photos from inside the White House and beyond for his final annual review, before the Obama administration is replaced in January.