The Ex President of US Barack Obama was vividly devastated as he gave a nine-minute address in the White House Rose Garden.
Just like the smooth transition he had from George W Bush, Obama promised the entire world to do the same for Trump.
Obama’s call for peace and calmness which came alongside similar statements from both Clinton and Trump. All three combined in a joint effort to try and bring the nation together after a fractious and bitter election battle.
On Thursday Trump is expected at the White House so he and Obama can start to discuss the transition.He addressed about 150 staff as well as reporters – some of his aides broke down in tears.
After his speech some of his staff openly wept at the result, one saying of the day: ‘I’m so sad’.