Obama started off the new year by reflecting on the “remarkable progress” that occurred during his presidency AP Photo/Richard Drew
United States President Barack Obama addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

President Barack Obama took to Twitter on Sunday morning to reflect on 2016 and discuss some of the important issues and progress that occurred during his presidency.

“As we look ahead to the future, I wanted to take a moment to look back on the remarkable progress that you made possible these past 8 years,” Obama wrote.

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Obama went on to touch on subjects such as job growth, health care, foreign oil and other matters that were important during his two terms.

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“It?s been the privilege of my life to serve as your President,” Obama wrote. “I look forward to standing with you as a citizen. Happy New Year everybody.”

President-elect Donald Trump also took the time to wish everyone a Happy New Year in a tweet:

With just 19 days to go until Trump’s inauguration, we’re sure Obama is reflecting on much, much more.

Melissa Gotleib is a content editor at Rare.
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