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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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Sanders vows to fight Trump if he turns on minorities

Bernie Sanders has vowed to fight against anger which targets minorities. Credit: Reuters/Brian Snyder

Senator Bernie Sanders, who ran against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, has said he will oppose President-elect Donald Trump if he "takes people's anger and turns it against" minority groups.

In a message posted on Twitter, Mr Sanders pledged that if people emboldened by Mr Trump's presidency targeted minorities, he would become his "worst nightmare."

He also warned the Democrats about its perception as a party for the rich when its stated purpose is to stand up for the poor.

In a statement issued after Mr Trump's victory in the US election, Mr Sanders said he had "tapped into the anger of a declining middle class".

To the degree that Mr Trump is serious about pursuing policies that improve the lives of working families in this country, I and other progressives are prepared to work with him.

To the degree that he pursues racist, sexist, xenophobic and anti-environment policies, we will vigorously oppose him.

– Senator Bernie Sanders

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