Speaking to reporters, President Obama said he and the President-elect had held an "excellent" and "wide-ranging meeting". I have great respect, the meeting lasted for nearly an hour and half and as far as I'm concerned, it could have gone for a lot longer. He said Obama explained "some of the great things that have been achieved", but did not elaborate.
President-elect Donald Trump says he "very much looks forward" to dealing with President Barack Obama in the future.
Trump said he expected the meeting to last 10 or 15 minutes but it stretched to 90 minutes, covering what Obama described as a "wide range" of topics. US intelligence and defense officials are starting to give Trump daily briefings on threats to the country's security and overseas military operations.
Earnest said that during the visit to Trump's future home, the two women discussed several issues, especially raising children in the White House.
The world is watching the transition of power as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to lead our nation.
Trump said he looks forward to being with Obama "many, many more times".
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Obama had called Trump "unfit" for the White House as he campaigned for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, while Trump only reluctantly backed down from his false claims that Obama was not born in the United States. He appeared to be referring to a plan to lower taxes that heavily benefits top earners and to the GOP's aim of repealing the Affordable Care Act, Obama's signature domestic policy achievement.
Of course, Twitter, being Twitter, had some jokes-many of which played on Melania Trump plagiarizing Michelle Obama's speech.
"There is a tradition, particularly with regard to executive agreements, of successive presidents preserving some element of continuity", Earnest said. "It has been pretty much in the freezer now for about eight years", he told BBC2's Newsnight.
Both President-elect trump and President Obama released statement after their meeting on Thursday.
Meantime, anger over Donald Trump's stunning election continued to boil over into the early hours. And it could have, as far as I'm concerned, it could have gone on for a lot longer. "The values with which we face them are the same values the day after the election that they were the day before".
Meeting with the president-elect this afternoon, House Speaker Paul Ryan, whose relationship with candidate Trump was sometimes rocky, pledged to work together.