Obama says wants to facilitate good transition to Trump

Reuters News
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Posted: Nov 15, 2016 11:09 AM

ATHENS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he wanted to ensure a smooth as possible handover to president-elect Donald Trump.

"I still don't feel responsible for what the president-elect says or does," Obama said during a visit to Athens in response to a question.

"But I do feel respoinsibity as president of the United States to make sure that I facilitate a good transition and I present to him as well as to the the American people my best thinking, my best ideas, about how to move the country forward," he said.

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(Reporting by Jeff Mason)