President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.
President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP
President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

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