President Obama and President elect Donald Trump met for the very first time at the white house on November, 10,2016 for more than 90 minutes in a public display of unity
Trump thought the meeting would last for just 15-20 minutes but rather took up to an hour and plus
He described sitting President Barack Obama as a ‘very good‘ man.
“I very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel,” Trump said in a statement. He added: “He explained some of the difficulties some of the high flying assets, some of the really great things that have been achieved.”
Donald Trump and President Barack Obama taking questions from journalists On his part, Obama told reporters that his top priority was to “ensure our president-elect is successful.”
He said: “I have been very encouraged by…the interest in President Elect Trump’s wanting to work with my team.”
It was gathered that Trump and the first lady in waiting, Melania Trump, departed from LaGuardia airport in New York at 9.36 am on his way to Washington on Thursday morning, November 10, on his personal aircraft, a 757, emblazoned with his name.
They arrived at Ronald Reagan National Airport just after 10.30 am before making their way to the White House complex 20 minutes later via a back entrance through the South Lawn that is inaccessible to media.