President Barack Obama walks from the briefing room after speaking at a news conference in the White House on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015.
President Barack Obama walks from the briefing room after speaking at a news conference in the White House on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. Carolyn Kaster AP
President Barack Obama walks from the briefing room after speaking at a news conference in the White House on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. Carolyn Kaster AP

Analysis: 'Optimistic' Obama plans his endgame

December 20, 2015 06:24 AM