United States President, Barrack Obama has invited President elect Donald Trump to white house on Thursday to commence the transition process.
Obama stated this on Wednesday in his address over the outcome of the election in which the Democratic candidate, Hilary Clinton was defeated.
He said he extended the invitation during a telephone call to congratulate Trump on his victory.
According to Obama, peaceful transition is one of the hallmarks of the democracy in the country.
He said that he was heartened by the conversation that he had with Mr. Trump at 3:30 a.m. and that he hopes he maintains that spirit.
Obama also told his team to “keep their heads” up and that they should be proud of all that they have accomplished during his presidency
He called on Americans to move forward with the presumption of good faith in fellow citizens, adding that, “those who are disappointed should not give up on their dreams. Sometimes you lose an argument, sometimes you lose an election.”