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President Obama has called both candidates and congratulated them on their campaigns, the victor Donald Trump receiving an invitation to the White House.

Frankie Zing

According to the AP, President Obama reportedly also “called Secretary Clinton and expressed admiration for the strong campaign she waged throughout the country.”

A statement from the White House reads:

“Ensuring a smooth transition of power is one of the top priorities the President identified at the beginning of the year and a meeting with the President-elect is the next step”

Sometime today President Obama will be addressing the nation on Trump’s 2016 win and “what steps we can take as a country to come together after this hard-fought election season.”