Obama, Trump spoke by phone amid transition whirlwind
09:42, Nov 25, 2016
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Before Donald Trump won the presidency, Democratic foreign policy circles hummed with talk that an outgoing President Barack Obama could take a last stab at peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
Obama, while speaking in Lima, Peru on the final day of his last trip overseas, spent the majority of his trip answering questions on what a Trump presidency will mean for worldwide allies - including America's influence globally.
"I want to be respectful of the office and give the President-elect an opportunity to put forward his platform and his arguments without somebody popping off in every instance", Obama said at a press conference in Lima, Peru, talking about his post-presidency plans.
However, Obama said he would speak out if core United States "values and ideals" were threatened by the Trump Presidency. That's right. On Sunday, Obama spoke his mind on Trump while he was in Lima, Peru, at the end of the last global trip of his presidency.
"My main message to you. and the message I delivered in Europe is don't just assume the worst", Obama told a group of young people during a question-and-answer session in Peru on Saturday. "But that's not so far off".
However, Obama said he would speak out if core USA "values and ideals" were threatened by the Trump Presidency.
His final press conference was loaded with Trump questions, not surprising given that American presidents hold so few of them.
Several of Obama's fellow world leaders said an emotional goodbye as they wrapped up a summit.
"These are real issues, they are unprecedented and I just can't fathom the President-Elect won't address them in a serious, depth-full and I would say to the extent possible precise manner".
President Barack Obama returned to the White House yesterday, ending the last foreign tour of his tenure as he prepares to hand power over to Mr Donald Trump, amid unease about the Republican's volatility and isolationist rhetoric. He also met former critic Mitt Romney, who is now being considered for secretary of state.
"He said very nice things after the meeting and I said very nice things about him", Trump said of Obama, according to the Times.
"I believe that it is important for all of us, regardless of party and regardless of political preferences, to now come together, work together, to deal with the many challenges that we face", said Obama during what he called "an excellent conversation".
When asked if Democrats should copy the Republicans in blocking any Supreme Court nominees, Obama said no, despite his own nominee Merrick Garland being stalled for more than six months by Republicans who refuse to consider an Obama appointee.
Tim Ryan on Thursday wrote a letter to his colleagues in the House, announcing his intention to challenge California Rep. By contrast, a spokesman for Congressman David Cicilline, first elected in 2010, said Thursday he remains behind Pelosi.
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But one visitor Monday was not there to fawn over Trump but to challenge him: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. The mayor is also facing practical challenges governing the city that Trump calls home.
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His views prompted harsh criticism from many members of the Socialist Party who feel that he has betrayed left-wing ideals. With France's presidential election just months away, parties are picking their candidates in US-style primaries.
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