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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump (L) following a meeting in the Oval Office November 10, 2016 in Washington, DC. 

Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of November 9, 2016 in a widely unforeseen upset. President Barack Obama met with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office for the first time on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in Washington, DC, to discuss the transition of power over the next couple of months. Trump is also scheduled to meet with members of the Republican leadership in Congress later today on Capitol Hill.

Protests also erupted around the country in the wake of the election results. People around the country and the world are stunned with the outcome of the election for the 45th president.

Anti-Trump protesters shut down 5th Avenue in front of Trump Tower as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City.

 

Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside Chicago’s Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in Chicago. 

 

 

Thousands of protesters take to the streets of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

People take part in a protest near the Trump tower, against President-elect Donald Trump, in Chicago, Illinois.