Obama Farewell From Chicago: Live Fact Check

 
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk off Air Force One after arriving at O'Hare International Airport Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Chicago.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk off Air Force One after arriving at O'Hare International Airport Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Chicago.

AP Photo/Paul Beaty

The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating President Obama's farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday night, scheduled to begin at 8 pm CT. The team will be adding fact-checks and background to Obama's comments as he gives them. We'll be watching in particular for remarks on his legacy, national security, health care and foreign policy, among other topics.


Note: This page will update automatically as the event proceeds. We will work to correct the transcript as it comes in, but due to the live nature of the event, there may be some discrepancies.

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