The meeting lasted for nearly an hour and a half, and as far as I'm concerned, it could have gone on for a lot longer. He explained some of the difficulties, some of the high flying assets and some of the really great things that have been achieved.
White House staff wait for the arrival of President-elect Donald Trump for his meeting with President Barack Obama.
In her new memoir, Settle for More, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly revealed that Donald Trump was tipped off to a question before the first debate of the Republican primary past year, The New York Times reports.
The President said he was "encouraged" by their "excellent" discussion, which lasted for more than an hour. He also urged the country to join him in supporting Trump's efforts to succeed as president. But it didn't exactly go as expected - at least when it came to press access.
"Michelle has talked before publicly about the stresses and anxieties of moving to a new place, living inside a fishbowl, living inside a museum, and raising your family there", he said.
Obama said the two had an "excellent conversation" at the White House.
But in the immediate aftermath of Tuesday's results, Trump and Obama have both sought to set politics aside ahead of the transition.
First lady Michelle Obama also met privately in the White House residence with Trump's wife, Melania, while Vice President Joe Biden prepared to see Vice President-elect Mike Pence later Thursday.
"He just earned a mandate", House Speaker Paul Ryan declared.
New York police sergeants shot, 1 killed; suspect dead
One officer approached the vehicle and was shot in the face by the suspect, The New York Times reported. The suspect was hit when officers returned fire, and two sergeants were hit in the exchange of bullets.
The White House on Wednesday wouldn't rule out issuing a pardon to protect Hillary Clinton from prosecution by the incoming administration over her use of a private e-mail server.
Throughout U.S. history, more than 99 percent of electors have voted as pledged.
Republican President-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech during his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City, Nov. 9, 2016.
Trump told the paper, after speaking with Obama at the White House the day before, he was considering keeping the clause that allows children to stay on their parents' insurance policies.
During the campaign, President Obama was not been shy about his ill feelings for Donald Trump, but on Thursday he met with the President Elect (and loudspeaker of the Birther Movement) in the White House. "This election is about more than just plans, policies".
"This is painful, and it will be for a long time", said Clinton as she put the feelings of many into words.
"The fate of the republic rests on your shoulders", he said, warning that democracy itself was on the ballot. Mr Trump spent years challenging the legitimacy of Mr Obama's presidency, falsely suggesting the latter may have been born outside Ameerica.
"I like those very much", Mr. Trump told the paper. I thought there would be other people protesting.