President Obama: “We’re Going To Have A Woman President, A Latino President, A Jewish President, A Hindu President”

In his final press conference, Obama shared his vision for the future of American politics.

January 18, 2017
President Obama: “We’re Going To Have A Woman President, A Latino President, A Jewish President, A Hindu President” Nicholas Kamm / Getty Images

On Wednesday afternoon, President Obama addressed the White House press corps for the last time, fielding questions from reporters about where American society is headed, the issues we face as a country, and his plans for the rest of 2017.

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In response to a question about the future of American politics, with regards to inclusion, Obama remained optimistic. "We’re going to have a woman president, a Latino president, a Jewish president, a Hindu president,” he said. "I suspect we'll have a whole bunch of mixed up presidents at some point that nobody really knows what to call."

Watch President Obama's answer to the question below.


President Obama: “We’re Going To Have A Woman President, A Latino President, A Jewish President, A Hindu President”