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  • Monday, August 27th 2018 - 08:30 UTC

    Obama and Bush will speak at McCain's funeral; Trump not invited

    Republican Arizona Senator John McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor in July last year and had been undergoing treatment

    Tributes from former US presidents and across the political spectrum have poured in for Republican Senator John McCain, who has died aged 81. Barack Obama, who beat him to the White House in 2008, said they had shared a “fidelity to something higher”. George W Bush described him as “a patriot of the highest order”.

  • Friday, November 11th 2016 - 08:17 UTC

    Obama and Trump praise each other and agree on a smooth transition, but tension was evident

    Obama and Trump spent roughly an hour and a half in the Oval Office. The purpose was to facilitate a “successful transition between our presidencies.”

    After savaging President Barack Obama before and during his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump met him in person for the first time on Thursday and said he had “great respect” for him. President Barack Obama called his conversation with President-elect Trump excellent.

  • Thursday, November 10th 2016 - 11:40 UTC

    Obama will host Trump at the White House and promises a smooth transition

    Obama campaigned vigorously for Hillary Clinton, and called Trump both temperamentally unfit for the presidency and dangerously unprepared

    President Barack Obama will host on Thursday a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at the White House, in their first public step toward a peaceful transition of power after the Republican businessman's surprise election victory. The two men have had almost no one-on-one contact previously. Trump led the “birther” movement that questioned Obama's U.S. citizenship and has pledged to overturn the Democratic president's signature policy achievements after he takes office on Jan. 20