Washington (AFP) - Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency Tuesday, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters shaken by Donald Trump's shock election.
Obama's last trip on Air Force One is a pilgrimage to his adoptive hometown, where he will address a sell-out crowd not far from where he delivered his victory speech eight years ago.
"I first came to Chicago when I was in my early twenties, still trying to figure out who I was; still searching for a purpose to my life," Obama is expected to tell Chicagoans, according to advance excerpts of his speech.
"This is where I learned that change only happens when ordinary people get involved, get engaged, and come together to demand it."
"After eight years as your president, I st...