Bye, Bye: Outgoing Federal Officials Tweet Their Goodbyes

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Farewell in 140 characters.

As the White House changes hands and Senate confirmation hearings kick off for incoming agency heads, the secretaries and directors of the Obama administration are bidding their adieus as they wrap up their tenures. 

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz gave a longer goodbye to his agency with a podcast in which he discussed the highs and lows of the Energy Department's last four years.

Outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch took more than one tweet to say farewell. 

NASA made its own tribute video to departing Administrator Charles Bolden and chronicled his entire career with the space agency.

OMB Director Shaun Donovan also took a multiple-tweet approach to his farewell, highlighting the achievements of the agency over nine tweets. You can read them all here.

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell filmed and tweeted her farewell from the great outdoors.