Live Fact Check: President Obama's Farewell Speech

Jan 10, 2017

President Barack Obama, addressing the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh in 2015.
Credit Gene J. Puskar / AP Photo

The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating President Obama's farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday night, scheduled to begin at 9 pm ET/6pm ET. The team will be adding fact-checks and background to Obama's comments as he gives them. We'll be watching in particular for remarks on his legacy, national security, health care and foreign policy, among other topics.