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President Obama Calls Donald Trump After Election, Invites Him to White House

President Obama Calls Donald Trump After Election, Invites Him to White House

President Obama has called Donald Trump and invited him to the White House on Thursday (November 10) after winning the general election.

The President and President-Elect will discuss “the smooth transition of power,” and “what steps we can take as a country to come together after this hard-fought election season,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said (via USA Today).

President Obama also “expressed admiration for the strong campaign [Hillary Clinton] waged throughout the country.”

The call between them took place in the early morning hours on Wednesday (November 9).

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