Obama on 2016: ‘I’ve got dings’ and Americans Want ‘that new car smell’

Obama on 2016: ‘I’ve got dings’ and Americans Want ‘that new car smell’

President Barack Obama speaks during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."  (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)
President Barack Obama speaks during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)

Sara Fischer, CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN.com)—Drive it straight off the lot and into the Oval Office.

That’s what President Obama says the American people want, admitting Sunday that the country is ready to shift gears and hit the gas with a new leader.

“I think the American people, you know, they’re going to want that new car smell,” Obama said in an interview that aired Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.” “You know, they want to drive something off the lot that — that doesn’t have as much mileage as me.”

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