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President-elect Donald Trump, flanked by his wife Melania and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., gives a thumbs-up while walking on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, after their meeting. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Donald Trump clarified his priorities as president after visiting Capitol Hill



UPDATE 2:11 p.m. Trump has announced that his top priorities in the White House will be immigration, the economy, and healthcare. 

UPDATE 2:11 p.m. Paul Ryan gave Trump a tour on Capitol Hill.

Donald Trump clarified his priorities as president after visiting Capitol Hill

WATCH  | Obama says his goal is to help Donald Trump succeed

UPDATE 1:19 p.m.

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that a large portion of Obama and Trump's meeting was on staffing.

UPDATE  | 12:56 p.m.

President Obama called the very first meeting with President-elect Donald Trump an "excellent" one during a press conference Thursday in the Oval office.

Obama: "It's important for all of us to now come together, work together to deal with the many challenges that we face."

Trump: "I very much look forward to dealing with the President in the future."

It was a historic, nearly 2-hour, meeting -- a first for the two.

[Original story]

Donald Trump will travel to Washington, D.C. on Thursday to meet with President Obama for the first time after pulling off his surprise election win.

The White House says Trump will meet with President Obama inside the Oval office to discuss the transition of power.

Vice President-elect Mike Pence will also sit down with Vice President Joe Biden, and Melania Trump will meet privately with the First Lady.

The meeting comes as thousands hit the streets nationwide to protest Trump's election.

Trump already owns property on Pennsylvania Avenue, but his new home will be the White House.

Trump's newest hotel opened up earlier this year just down the street from the White House.

Trump takes office on Jan. 20, 2017.

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