WATCH: President Obama Shows Respect, Class, and Maturity in One of his Last Press Conferences

U.S.  President Barack Obama delivers a statement the morning after Donald Trump was elected as the next U.S. president in Washington, U.S., November 9, 2016. (PHOTO CREDIT: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement the morning after Donald Trump was elected as the next U.S. president in Washington, U.S., November 9, 2016. (PHOTO CREDIT: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)

President Obama takes questions from the press for the first time since the election of Donald Trump before his trip overseas.

Before leaving, Obama planned to face reporters at an afternoon White House news conference certain to be dominated by questions about the 2016 election and its consequences for U.S. policy and Obama’s own legacy.

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