President Obama on Tuesday predicted a Democrat would keep control of the White House next fall.
“I am anticipating a Democrat succeeding me. I am confident in the wisdom of the American people on that front,” Obama said during a press conference from Paris, where he has been attending negotiations on an international climate deal.
Obama is expected to campaign for the Democratic presidential nominee, widely expected to be former secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in 2016.
Many of Obama’s top policy priorities, including his landmark healthcare law and a global climate change agreement, could hinge on whether a Republican or Democrat succeeds him.
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