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VIDEO: President Obama & Donald Trump Meet for First Time

President Obama and President-Elect Trump sit down for a meeting on Thursday (November 10) at the White House in Washington, DC.

The current President and future President spoke for 90 minutes.

“As I said last night, my No. 1 priority in the next two months is to try to facilitate a transition that ensures our President-elect is successful,” the President said. “If you succeed, the country succeeds.”

“Mr President, it was a great honor being with you and I look forward to being with you many, many more times,” Donald said, adding that the President is “a very good man.”

President Obama also revealed that Michelle Obama and Melania Trump have met to discuss FLOTUS duties.

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President Obama Set to Meet With Donald Trump

President Barack Obama is set to meet with Donald Trump on Thursday (November 10), following his election win.

According to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, Donald will also now be privy to in-depth daily intelligence briefings that Barack receives each morning.

“This is an important part in ensuring the kind of smooth transition that President Obama has prioritized,” Josh explained.

He went on to note that President George W. Bush had previously extended the same courtesy to Barack when he was president-elect.

In addition to Barack and Donald‘s meeting this week, First Lady Michelle Obama is also set to meet with Melania Trump that same day.

VIDEO: President Barack Obama Addresses America After Donald Trump Election

President Barack Obama shares a moment with Vice President Joe Biden while addressing America on Wednesday (November 9) from the White House in Washington, DC.

The 55-year-old current President confirmed he spoke with Donald Trump and invited him to the White House. He also spoke about Hillary Clinton‘s passion and her campaign.

“We are all rooting for his success,” the President said about Donald Trump.

He also addressed the youth of America who may feel discouraged.

“Stay encouraged. Don’t get cynical. Don’t ever think you can’t make a difference,” he said.

Meanwhile, President Obama and Vice President Biden shared a laugh during the speech when the President commented on Joe never having lost an election.

Watch the whole speech below.

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).

VIDEO: President Obama Gives Message of Hope on Election Night

President Obama has sent out a message of hope to the American people on election night and it’s something we definitely need to hear amid the likely results of the vote.

The message was posted earlier in the evening, so he might not referring to the possibility of Donald Trump pulling off a victory, but he definitely is trying to get Americans to keep their heads up during this shocking moment.

“No matter what happens, the sun will rise in the morning, and America will still be the greatest nation on earth,” Obama says in the clip.

“Whether your chosen candidates win or lose tonight, let’s all agree, not only to stay engaged, but to push ourselves to do even better,” he added.

Barack & Michelle Obama Dance to 'Thriller' for Last Halloween at White House - Watch!

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama speak during a Halloween event held in the East Room of the White House on Monday (October 31) in Washington, D.C.

The 55-year-old U.S. President and the 52-year-old First Lady hosted local children and children of military families for the trick-or-treating extravaganza.

The annual Halloween party marks Barack and Michelle‘s last Halloween in the White House.

The area was transformed into a fairytale land, featuring backdrops and characters from classic tales like Alice and Wonderland and Peter Rabbit.

The first couple even treated the audience to a dance performance of Michael Jackson‘s hit “Thriller”!

“We’ve been working on a little dance,” Barack said to the crowd. “We don’t know how it’s going to go, but we think we should all just try it anyway.”

Watch the video below!


Watch Barack and Michelle Obama Dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”

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President Obama Digs Donald Trump While Reading Mean Tweets on 'Kimmel' - Watch It!

Barack Obama made a return to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday (October 24) to take part in his “Mean Tweets” segment for the second time!

The 55-year-old President of the United States showed that his sense of humor was definitely in tact while reading off some not-so-nice tweets about himself.

Barack read tweets about his policies, personality and one tweet from a very interesting source.

President Obama will go down as the worst president in the history of the United States!” Donald Trump tweeted.

Obama had a great retort, saying, “Really? Well, @realDonaldTrump, at least I will go down as a President!”

Watch the entire video below…


President Obama Reads Mean Tweets on Kimmel 10/24/16
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