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Live updates: Trump meets Obama at the White House

US President elect Donald Trump has met with President Barack Obama at the White House following yesterday's election victory.

Mr Trump said he had discussed "a lot of situations, including some difficulties" with the serving President - and said he looked forward to more meetings together.

In other developments:

  • Thousands of protesters across the US have taken to the streets in demonstrations against Republican Donald Trump's victory
  • Theresa May and Donald Trump held their first talks this afternoon.
  • The European Commission President said he hopes Trump will outline his position on key issues such as trade, relations with Nato and climate change "in the next few months".
  • Yesterday Hillary Clinton said Trump must be given a 'chance to lead'
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Can Trump keep his campaign promises on the economy?

Donald Trump's economic pledges - such as doubling growth and scrapping trade deals - were among the campaign promises which won him the US presidency.

His pro-business stance was welcomed by the US stock market today with the Dow Jones stock market reaching a record high. But there are still a number of obstacles which could stop him keeping his promises.

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