President Obama welcomes Trump to the White House

Donald Trump will be sworn is as president of the United States at 11:30 a.m.



News 12 Long Island's Amitale Isaac is in Washington where the festivities are starting.



President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, to the White House.



The Trumps and the Obamas were to travel together in the presidential limousine for the short trip later to the Capitol for the swearing-in ceremony.



AP wires contributed to this report. 


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