WATCH LIVE: President Obama holds final press conference

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Watch President Barack Obama’s final press conference at 2:15 p.m. EST Wednesday.

President Barack Obama will conduct today the final press conference of his presidency, scheduled for 2:15 p.m. EST. He is expected to address questions about his decision to commute the sentence of former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information about the Afghanistan and Iraq wars to WikiLeaks.

Manning was sentenced in August 2013 to a 35-year term, but Mr. Obama on Tuesday shortened her sentence to seven years dating back to her initial arrest. She is scheduled to be freed on May 17.

Watch Judy Woodruff’s interview on the subject with Charlie Savage of the New York Times here:

You can watch President Obama’s press conference live in the video above.

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