Obama Visits His New Office


The incoming and outgoing first couples meet at the White House Monday.

The president-elect and President Bush visit the Situation Room and meet privately in the Oval Office, while Laura Bush shows Michelle the private residence. The Obamas also meet the White House Chief Usher.

No comments to the press. Read Obama’s statement on the meeting here, and the White House statement here.

Plus: Wash Post on the future First Lady, Michelle Obama, finding her home in history.

Later: Obama attends a 40-minute, unannounced “private meeting” at Reagan National Airport– unclear whom he was meeting with. Read pool reports–click here and click here.

The Obamas were greeted outside the South Portico around 2 pm ET. Watch video here.

PHOTOS: See a gallery of the visit here.

Earlier: Obama lands at Reagan National Airport a little after 1:30 pm ET. Read pool report of flight here and limo ride to the White House here.

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