President Obama says conversation with Trump was ‘excellent’; Trump calls it an ‘honor’ to meet Obama

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has met with President-elect Donald Trump at the White House. Obama said that they had an "excellent" and "wide-ranging" conversation.

Obama met with Trump in the Oval Office for more than an hour to discuss the transition of power.

Obama said he was encouraged by Trump's wanting to work with his team on issues facing the country. He said it's important for all "to now come together."

Later, Trump will go to Capitol Hill to talk with congressional leaders about the Republicans' legislative agenda for next year.