They’ve been arch-enemies for years, but today President-elect Donald Trump met President Barack Obama at the White House in one of the most uncomfortable political encounters of all time.
Their problems are well-documented. Obama said Trump was “uniquely unfit” to lead the country. Trump spent years questioning - wrongly - whether Obama was born in America.
Obama mocking Trump five years ago at a White House correspondents’ dinner underlines the enmity between the two.
It was thought there would be little by way of access to the historic meeting.
In any case, the face-off was eagerly anticipated
In lieu of a transcript, people were trying to imagine how the encounter went down
There was no love lost, either, between Trump and Vice President, Joe Biden, during the election campaign.