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Barack Obama’s tweetstorm lauds his proudest presidential accomplishments

Highlights from the last 2,900 days.


Josh Katzowitz


Posted on Jan 1, 2017   Updated on May 25, 2021, 7:16 am CDT

President-elect Donald Trump uses his Twitter account to tout his credentials, bash his enemies, and (apparently) propose new foreign policy. He’ll continue to use social media plenty when he takes office Jan. 20.

But on Sunday, with only 20 days left of his presidency to go, Barack Obama took hold of his own Twitter account and went off on a tweetstorm that highlighted his proudest accomplishments of the last eight years. His own Victory/Thank You tour, so to speak.

It wasn’t a particularly long tweetstorm—it only lasted seven tweets—but it packed quite a punch if you’re an Obama fan.

Meanwhile, Trump welcomed the new year with this tweet.

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*First Published: Jan 1, 2017, 2:03 pm CST