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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at [email protected].

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In this undated BBC handout photo made available on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, former President of the United States Barack Obama, left is interviewed by Britain's Prince Harry for the BBC Radio 4 Today programme that he guest edited.  Obama told Prince Harry in an interview broadcast Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, that he felt serene the day he left the White House despite the sense that much important work remained unfinished. (BBC Radio 4 Today/PA via AP)

Barack Obama: I felt 'serenity' during Donald Trump's inauguration

Former President Barack Obama said he felt a sense of "serenity" in handing the presidency over to Donald Trump, telling Britain's Prince Harry in an interview Wednesday that a "satisfying feeling" came over him after his successor's inauguration. Published December 27, 2017