President Barack Obama welcomed his successor, President-elect Donald Trump, to the White House on Thursday as the executive mansion prepares to change hands.
"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", Obama said. However, after the election, 'we are not Republicans or Democrats but we are Americans first and we have to come together around the newly elected president.' The President noted how gracious the Bush administration was towards him and that he has advised his staff to be the same towards Trump.
Although the final vote tallies are not yet in, the indications are that Hillary Clinton will become the fifth presidential candidate to lose the election despite winning the popular vote.
"Michelle took the chance to brief the incoming first lady and we had an excellent conversation with her as well". Ryan, who holds the most powerful post in Congress, was a sometime critic of Trump and never campaigned with the nominee.
Ryan took Trump on a tour of the Speaker's Balcony overlooking the National Mall, the scene of Trump's upcoming inauguration.
Also on Mr. Trump's schedule were meetings with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky to discuss the Republican legislative agenda. And Trump voters made up more than three-quarters of those who said they were "angry" at the federal government, with Clinton voters accounting for just 18 percent of this group.
"We're going to do it simultaneously..."
So Americans going forward must feel the pain, work through it and know that we have to be in it for the long haul, that what you believe in is worth fighting for but dropping out is not an option.
Trump's visit to Washington got off to a bumpy start earlier in the day when the president-elect refused to let journalists travel with him on his flight from NY, according to the Associated Press. "We're going to fix healthcare and make it affordable and better".
Usually, the President-elect and his wife will join the outgoing President and First Lady on the south side of the White House for a photo opportunity. "Joe McCarthy, enraged Truman, to the point that Truman poured every bit as much energy into defeating Ike as Obama did to defeating Trump".
The 2016 USA presidential race will go down in history for many reasons as a truly extraordinary election.
Trump was expected to consider several loyal supporters for top jobs, including former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani for attorney general or national security adviser and campaign finance chairman Steve Mnuchin for Treasury secretary.
Obama sought to play down that history after the election, saying in a speech Wednesday that in victory Trump had set the right tone in trying to heal the nation's political divisions.
After leaving the White House, he met on Capitol Hill with House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The president-elect proceeded to inform a pool of reporters, several times , that Obama was "a very good man".
Regardless, for those planning to buy the " Dishonored 2 " game, it is now available for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One platforms. This is despite the fact that reducing the quality settings does not address the performance issues in many cases.
For months leading up to the election which he eventually won , Donald Trump repeatedly called the system "rigged". The decision not to participate in this tradition illustrates how bitter the campaign was, particularly for Mrs.
Protests against Republican candidate Donald Trump , who won the presidential election, broke out in different cities of the US. She also emphasized on her video that this campaign is in honor of none other than Hillary Clinton .
Extra Cincinnati police were on patrol around the courthouse, fueling speculation that a verdict was coming Thursday night. In court, Tensing said he often didn't know the race of a person until after he approached the vehicle window.
Some of those protesting were gathering on Federal Boulevard. "Conversations and actions are taking place today in our schools". The FAA has implemented a temporary no-fly zone over Trump Tower through inauguration day on January 21.
Senator McKim said Mr Trump could overturn the plan when he took office, leading to more chaos in Australia's immigration regime. The agreement will see asylum seekers given an option to either return to their country of origin or accept resettlement.
As you can see in the video below, an England supporter was left covered in blood in the home fans' section during the game. England was embarrassed at the European Championship in June, with Roy Hodgson quitting after a last-16 loss to Iceland.
Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I.
Trump pledged to back out of the Paris climate agreement in May, after the Obama administration had previously committed to it. He said the East Asian country would gain credibility for sticking with its plans even as the United States backs away.
He's won the last two races in the United States and Mexico, with Rosberg second each time. "It's been a good day", Hamilton said. But when asked if he would prefer a dry or wet race, a bullish Rosberg said: "I wouldn't mind both as it makes no difference".
And in the hills outside Chattanooga, firefighters were trying to save homes on both Signal Mountain and Mowbray Mountain. Dry conditions and heavy winds across the southeast have firefighters fearing the fire will grow over the next few days.
Trump presidency: Protests turn violent in Portland
The protesters, mainly young people, say a Trump presidency would create deep divisions along racial and gender lines. Leslie Holmes, 65, a website developer from Wilton, Conn., took an hourlong train ride to the Boston demonstration.
The Supreme Court and the presidential candidates
Regardless, if she has a Democratic Senate, the court will swing liberal. "They don't want politics or politicians in the court". In contrast, Trump's named potential nominees are bulletproof, devoid of liberal weakness, however quirky.