On Thursday, newly elected President Donald J. Trump met with President Obama in what news outlets are calling a “Historic White House Meeting”.
Real estate mogul turned President-elect, Donald Trump took outgoing President Obama up on an offer extended to him on election night and traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with the current Commander-in-Chief.
After being welcomed to his future home, the meeting between the two commenced. The topical discussion was originally scheduled for 10 minutes but lasted for 90. Both figures put their political differences aside and focused on uniting America and the importance of an easy transition.
WATCH: President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump talk to the press after meeting at the White House. pic.twitter.com/ghkUDLPdCY
— Fox News (@FoxNews) November 10, 2016
Obama stating, “My No. 1 priority in the next two months is to try to facilitate a transition that ensures our President-elect is successful.”
In Trump’s response according to CNN, he said, “Mr. President, it was a great honor being with you and I look forward to being with you many, many more times.”
Even adding in that the current President, who has been in the line of fire by Trump during the republican’s campaign season is “a very good man” and Trump would seek counsel from Obama in the future.
Obama and Trump put differences aside in first meeting at the White House https://t.co/B1jmgkmZou
— The Guardian (@guardian) November 10, 2016
Celebrities like Lil Wayne, showed the footage on their personal pages.
First lady Michelle Obama met with the incoming first lady, Melania Trump over tea in the yellow oval office room, where they discussed raising children, a concern that all mothers across the world can relate too.
— Vogue Magazine (@voguemagazine) November 11, 2016