Obama invites Trump, Clinton to White House


Published on November 9, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

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Barack Obama, U.S. President

U.S. President Barack Obama has congratulated his successor, Donald Trump, in a phone call and invited him to the White House.

His office said in a statement on Wednesday in Washington that meeting with Trump was planned for Thursday.

Obama also called Hillary Clinton and “expressed admiration for the strong campaign she waged throughout the country.

The president would make a statement from the White House later on Wednesday to discuss the election results and “what steps we can take as a country to come together after this hard-fought election season.

The White House said that “ensuring a smooth transition of power” is one of Obama’s top priorities

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on November 9, 2016, 2:33 pm. Filed under Metro, News, World.
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