Thursday, November 10, 2016
Obama Meets With Trump At The White House
Barack Obama Meets With Donald Trump At The White House
The Huffington Post
By Mollie Reilly, Deputy Politics Editor
November 10, 2016
President Barack Obama met with President-elect Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday to discuss transitioning power to the Republican, who spent years attempting to delegitimize Obama’s presidency.
The two men met in the Oval Office, and reporters were ushered into the room afterward to hear brief statements from the duo.
Obama said he was "encouraged" by the meeting with Trump and the president-elect’s interest in working with his team.
"I believe that it is important for all of us, regardless of party and regardless of political preferences, to now come together, work together to deal with the many challenges that we face," he said. Read more