Trump and Obama addressed the press with short comments about their meeting following their hour-and-a-half long talk
Daily Mail: Awkward moment sworn enemies Obama and President-elect Trump pose together in the Oval Office during first EVER meeting
* President Barack Obama and president-elect Donald Trump met at the White House this morning for more than 90 minutes in a public display of unity following Tuesday's election
* The two men had never met each other, and while Trump said he intended for the getting-to-know-you meeting to last ten to 15 minutes but it went on much longer, delving into areas of policy
* Obama told reporters that his top priority was 'ensure our president-elect is successful', adding that he was 'encouraged' by the conversation they had
* Trump met with House Speaker Paul Ryan immediately afterward on Capitol Hill; he met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell separately
* Trump is accompanied by wife Melania, who had a have private meeting with Michelle Obama this afternoon; Vice president-elect Mike Pence is also on the trip
The most powerful man in America and the one Americans elected to replace him met at the White House this morning for the first time ever.
President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump talked for more than 90 minutes in the Oval Office while their wives visited separately.
A public display of unity intended to help the country digest the shocking results of Tuesday's presidential election, the president-elect called Obama a 'very good man'.
'I very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel,' he said in a statement. 'He explained some of the difficulties some of the high flying assets, some of the really great things that have been achieved.'
The sitting president stressed that his top priority was 'ensure our president-elect is successful.'
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