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Trump President elect to seek Obama’s counsel on presidency

Trump said he had never met Obama, called him a good man and said the talked well.

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(ABC News)

U.S. president-elect, Donald Trump, says he looks forward to seeking counsel from President Barack Obama as he prepares to enter the White House, a media report said on Thursday.

Trump, who said he had never met Obama, called him a good man and said the two had discussed both “wonderful” things and the “difficult” challenges the country was facing.

“My number one priority in the coming two months is to try to facilitate a transition that ensures our president-elect is successful,’’ Obama said.

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After a nearly 90 minute meeting in the Oval Office, Obama said they discussed organisational issues related to the presidential transition as well as foreign and domestic policy.

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