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What's POTUS going to do after he leaves the White House? We have some ideas.

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WATCH | Here's what's next for President Barack Obama after he leaves office.

President Barack Obama has less than 100 days before his lease at the White House ends, putting him back on the job market.

He's already started laying out his post-presidency plans, some of which include taking on the GOP at the state level via reapportionment. But at 55 years old, he's got plenty of time to finally do everything he's wanted to do.

Whether that's own his own basketball team, or return to the classroom, Obama's options are seemingly endless.


NBA team owner: In a 2015 interview with GQ magazine, Obama said he'd love to be an NBA franchise owner. "I have fantasized about being able to put together a team and how much fun it would be," he said.

Law professor: Obama taught law before becoming president and has hinted that he would like to return to the classroom. "I love the law, intellectually," Obama said in a 2014 New Yorker interview. "I love nutting out these problems, wrestling with these arguments. I love teaching. I miss the classroom and engaging with students."

In seven months or so, I'll be on the job market. I'm going to get on LinkedIn and see what comes up.
Obama at an economic summit on June 20, 2016

Here's some of what past presidents have done after leaving the White House

George W. Bush took up painting, George Washington moved to Mt. Vernon, Gerald Ford played golf, Bill Clinton wrote a book and Jimmy Carter set up the Carter Center to fight for world peace and against disease.

What could POTUS really do?

"He could easily practice law. Maybe get appointed to the Supreme Court," Modern America historian Ryan Reft told us during our visit to the Library of Congress. "He could certainly write his memoirs particularly based off his first two books he's written pre-presidency."

Obama reportedly made $15.6 million off his first two books and was under contract to write a non-fiction book when he was elected president.


"I'll go back to doing the kinds of work that I was doing before, just trying to find ways to help people," Obama told middle schoolers last year at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, DC.

He already has his My Brother's Keeper initiative that aims to "help every boy and young man of color who is willing to do the hard work to get ahead," according to the foundation's website.

Justice Barack Obama?

Last year in Iowa, Hillary Clinton said that Obama would make a "brilliant" Supreme Court justice, and that she would consider nominating him if elected.

But both Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have stated they have no interest in holding office.

So, whether "Michelle Obama 2020" actually happens or not, whichever route the first family takes, we are sure to hear about it.

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