President Barack Obama is set to welcome President-elect Donald Trump into the White House as the transition process beings in Washington. It will be their first face-to-face meeting ever. Vice President-elect Mike Pence will be meeting with Joe Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama will also meet with her successor, Melania Trump.
Donald Trump and his running mate will begin receiving daily Presidential briefings and vetting cabinet appointees as well as Supreme Court nominees. The transition efforts follow the most contentious presidential campaign in modern times and tensions are sure to be high. Obama and Trump have traded jabs throughout the years. It remains to be seen how smooth the transition effort will be, given the rivalry. Trump will assume office on January 20th.