Last press conference of Obama as President is scheduled for January 18 – the White house
Outgoing President Barack Obama will host on Wednesday, January 18, his last press conference as head of state, said the press Secretary of the White house Josh Ernest.
“On Wednesday the US President will hold a last press conference as President of the USA here in the hall for the briefing,” he told reporters.
John.Ernest confirmed that Obama invited the President-elect of Donald trump with his wife Melania at the White house for tea before the ceremony of the inauguration on January 20.
Earlier, the Chairman of the inaugural Committee Tom barrack said that the couple of Trumps and a couple Obama will head to the ceremony after a meeting at the White house.
“They (D. trump, M. trump – if) will go to the White house, where they were invited for coffee or tea, spend the half hour or so, and then they’ll go together for the inauguration,” said Barrak .
It is a long tradition in the United States to invite the successors in the White house the morning of the inauguration. For example, on 20 January 2009, the President of the USA George W. Bush with wife Laura Bush took Barack Obama and his wife Michelle.