Obama to host Trump at White House

Forty-eight hours after Donald Trump's improbable victory, the president-elect will get a chance to measure the drapes at the White House ahead of his January inaugurationA triumphant Donald Trump heads to the White House Thursday for talks with President Barack Obama on securing a smooth transition of power and steading nerves after an election that shocked the world. Forty-eight hours after Trump’s upset win, the 70-year-old president-elect will get a chance to measure the drapes ahead of his January inauguration. Trump has questioned whether Obama was born in the United States — a suggestion laden with deep racial overtones — and the Democratic commander-in-chief has described the celebrity businessman as “uniquely unqualified” to be president.

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