Transcript And Analysis: Obama's Final Press Conference NPR's politics team, with help from editors and reporters across the newsroom, annotated Obama's remarks on press freedom, Russia, the Middle East and more.
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Obama's Final Press Conference As President, Annotated

President Obama holds his final press conference at the White House on Wednesday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama holds his final press conference at the White House on Wednesday.

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President Obama gave his final press conference at the White House on Wednesday, just two days before Donald Trump's inauguration. He reflected on his time in office and looked toward the incoming administration, ultimately concluding, "At my core, I think we're going to be OK."

NPR's politics team, with help from editors and reporters across the newsroom, annotated his remarks.