Obama Says He's 'Enjoyed' Conversations With Trump

President Barack Obama gives insight into his private conversations with President-elect Donald Trump.
1:54 | 01/08/17

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He talked the president electron has several times over the course this transition what do you try to impress. Which got the conversations have been cordial. He has been opened to suggestions. And the main thing that I I've heard transmit is. That. There's a difference between governing campaign. So that. What he has to or appreciate it is. As soon as you're walking in this office after you've been sworn in you're now in charge of the largest organization on. You can't manage it the way you would manage the family business you have to have a strong team around it. You have to have respect for institutions. And the process. To make good decisions because you are inherently reliant on other folks how is he impressed you. You know he is somebody who I think is very. Engaging in gregarious like them he ought I've enjoyed the conversations we've had. He is somebody who I think is not lacking confidence witches. I've heard from say that about you could well that's a sign of its its prior. Of pork was for the job. Or at least yet enough. Craziness to think he can do the job. I think that he has. Not. Spent a lot of time. Sweating the details. You know. All the policies that. Is that where you well I think that can be both a strength. And weakness I think it depends on. How he approaches. If the if it gives him pressurize. Then that can be valuable. But it also requires your knowing what you don't know.

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