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Barack Obama Says His Family is 'Ready to Leave' the White House

Barack Obama says his family is ready to leave the White House after his eight years in office.

In a preview for 60 Minutes special Barack Obama: Eight Years in the White House, the 55-year-old President opened up about his wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha‘s time in the White House.

“They’re ready to go. The girls obviously, they are now of an age which the constraints of secret service and bubbles and all that stuff has gotten pretty old,” he explained.

Barack added, “Michelle never fully took to the scrutiny. She’s thrived as a First Lady but it’s not her preference…She never fully embraced being in the public spotlight, which is ironic given how good she is.”

Watch the entire preview below…

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VIDEO: President Obama Surprises Joe Biden with Medal of Freedom

Vice President Joe Biden was surprised by President Barack Obama during a special ceremony today – he awarded the VP with the highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction.

In the video below, you can see the Vice President’s extreme shock at the honor, and as he finds out the news, he turns away to wipe tears from his eyes.

You may remember back in November, Ellen DeGeneres teared up while receiving the very same honor from the President.

Watch the Vice President in the touching moment below…

Click inside to watch Joe Biden’s speech after receiving the medal… More Here! »

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VIDEO: President Obama Reacts to Donald Trump Russia Story

President Obama was interviewed by NBC just as news broke that Russia had allegedly compromising information about President-elect Donald Trump.

The 55-year-old current President said he had not yet seen the reports.

“As a matter of principle and national security I don’t comment on classified information,” the President stated.

“I ordered a report about Russia’s involvement in the hacking of the DNC, and passing on that information to Wikileaks because, I felt it was important now that the election was over for everybody to understand exactly what happened, in order to prevent it from happening again, in order to make sure we’re working effectively with our allies, so that misinformation and cyberattacks don’t end up undermining democratic structures around the world,” the President said.

“My hope is that this work will continue after I leave; that Congress in possession of both the classified and unclassified reports, that the President-elect and his administration — in possession of both the classified and unclassified reports — will take it seriously and now get to work reinforcing those mechanisms that we can use to protect our democracy,” he added, declining to really comment on the nature of the reports.

Donald has repeatedly denied the story that Russia has any compromising information on him, calling it “fake news.”

Watch the interview below…

FULL VIDEO: Watch President Obama's Farewell Address 2017

The full video of President Barack Obama‘s farewell address is now available to watch online.

The President of the United States delivered the speech on Tuesday (January 10) in his hometown of Chicago, Ill.

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The full speech lasted around 50 minutes and it featured some emotional moments that caused Obama and his family to tear up. Make sure to see the clips of the president praising his wife and kids for their strength throughout the past eight years.

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VIDEO: President Obama Praises Michelle, Malia, & Sasha During His Farewell Address

President Barack Obama had some amazing words to say about his family – wife Michelle Obama and daughters Malia, 18, and Sasha, 15 – during his Farewell Address

The President of the United States saved remarks for his family for the end of the address, which was delivered on Tuesday night (January 10) in Chicago, Ill.

Michelle – for the past 25 years, you’ve been not only my wife and mother of my children, but my best friend,” Obama said. “You took on a role you didn’t ask for and made it your own with grace and grit and style and good humor. You made the White House a place that belongs to everybody. And a new generation sets its sights higher because it has you as a role model. You’ve made me proud. You’ve made the country proud.”

Malia and Sasha, under the strangest of circumstances, you have become two amazing young women, smart and beautiful, but more importantly, kind and thoughtful and full of passion. You wore the burden of years in the spotlight so easily. Of all that I’ve done in my life, I’m most proud to be your dad,” he added about his daughters.

Obama to Michelle: ‘You have made the country proud’

Click inside to watch the video of Obama speaking to his daughters… More Here! »

Celebs Praise Obama During His Farewell Address - Read Tweets!

Celebs have taken to social media to send praise to President Barack Obama after he delivered his Farewell Address on Tuesday night (January 10) in Chicago, Ill.

The President of the United States highlighted his many accomplishments while in office for the past years and gave some of his hopes for the country as Donald Trump gets ready to take over.

Even before Obama walked on stage, several celebs opened up about how they were already crying and it seems that many tears were shed throughout the speech.

Read what celebs are saying in the tweets below!

Click inside to read lots more tweets from celebs… More Here! »

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