Fact Check: Did Obama Fulfill His Campaign Promises?

President Barack Obama wipes his tears as he speaks at McCormick Place in Chicago, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, giving his presidential farewell address. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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PolitiFact Georgia editor Jim Tharpe, speaking with Denis O'Hayer on “Morning Edition.”

In his farewell address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama talked about some of the campaign promises that he fulfilled during his eight years in office. But the checkers at PolitiFact found some went unfulfilled too, while others ended with compromises on what the president originally intended.

On “Morning Edition,” PolitiFact Georgia editor Jim Tharpe looked at the fate of a few of the president’s promises, in a conversation with Denis O’Hayer.

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