Obama's Goodbye in 11 Photos

'This is not a period. This is a comma'
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 20, 2017 1:00 PM CST
Obama's Goodbye in 11 Photos
Former President Obama kisses the hand of Michelle Obama after the inauguration.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

As Donald and Melania Trump head to the White House, Barack and Michelle Obama head to Palm Springs for a post-presidential vacation. Obama bid his formal farewell to Washington after Trump's inauguration Friday, then addressed staffers at Andrews Air Force Base before taking off for good. “This is just a little pit stop," he said, per People. "This is not a period. This is a comma—in the continuing story of building America." (More Barack Obama stories.)

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