Mr. Trump goes to Washington – meets with Obama, GOP leaders in Congress

It was a day for the history books in Washington, D.C., as President-Elect Donald Trump flew here to begin the process of a transition by meeting with President Obama at the White House, later sitting down with Republican leaders in Congress who will have the responsibility of shepherding his agenda through the House and Senate.

“We’re looking at jobs, big league jobs,” Trump said to a phalanx of reporters waiting for him outside the Senate chamber in the U.S. Capitol.

Earlier, in a photo opportunity with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Trump predicted a good relationship with GOP leaders, as he promised “spectacular things” during his administration.

At the Capitol, Trump met both with Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell; Ryan took him back into his offices, and out on to the balcony, which looks not only down the National Mall, but right out on where the Inaugural platform will be on January 20, 2017.

Trump’s arrival delighted tourists who were able to catch a glimpse of him in the halls of the Capitol building, as reporters tried their best to get a comment out of the next President.

Trump began his day at the White House, meeting with President Obama in the Oval Office; it was supposed to last 10 to 15 minutes, but instead went 90.

“We had never met each other,” Trump told reporters.

“We discussed a lot of different situations – some wonderful – some difficulties,” Trump said, as he vowed to seek the counsel of the outgoing President in the future.

In his remarks, President Obama made clear for a second straight day, that no matter their battles during the campaign, he wants Trump to succeed.

Others also publicly shared those same sentiments, even Republicans who steadfastly opposed Trump as the GOP nominee, expressing support for a Trump Administration.

“As Americans, we all need to come together,” said Gov. John Kasich of Ohio, flanked by his daughters after a visit to the White House.

“America works best when it is united,” Kasich added.

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