Obama’s tenure – a mix of major successes and failures

As US President Barack Obama prepares to leave the White House, the American public is debating his legacy.

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

On US President Barack Obama's last full day in office, a woman holds a sign thanking him outside the White House in Washington DC, US, January 19, 2017.

Updated Jan 21, 2017

During the last eight years, outgoing US President Barack Obama always had his fair share of both harsh critics and passionate supporters.

And now, as he embarks upon life as a private citizen, the American public is debating his legacy.

TRT World's Simon McGregor-Wood has this report on a presidency defined by major successes and major failures.