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good afternoon everybody yesterday before votes were tallied i shot video that some you may have seen in which i said american people regardless of which side you were on in election regardless of whether your candidate won or lost the sun would come up morning and that is one bit prognosticators that actually came true the sun is up and know our buddy had long night i did as well i had chance to talk to president elect trump last night about three thirty morning think was congratulate him on winning election and i had chance invite him to come white house tomorrow talk about making sure that there is successful transition between our presidencies now it is no secret that president elect and i have some pretty significant differences but remember eight years ago president bush i had some pretty significant differences but president bushs team could not have been more professional or more gracious and making sure we had smooth transition so that we could hit ground running and one thing you realize quickly this job is that presidency and vice presidency is bigger than any us so i have instructed my team follow the example that president bushs team said eight years ago and work as hard as we can make sure that this is sex successful transition for the president elect because we now all rooting for success and uniting and leading country peaceful transition power is one hallmarks of our democracy and over next few months we are going to show that to world i also had chance last night speak with secretary clinton and just had chance to hear her remarks i could not prouder for she has lived an extraordinary life public service she was a great first lady she was outstanding senator for state new york and could not been better secretary state im proud her lot americans look up to her her candidacy and nomination was historic and sends message to our daughters all across country that they can achieve at highest levels politics and i am absolutely confident that she and president clinton will continue to do great work for people here in united states and all around world now everybody is sad when their side loses election but day after we have remember that were actually all on one team this is an intramural scrimmage were not democrats first were not republicans first we are americans first patriots first we all want want whats best for this country thats what i heard mr trumps remarks last night thats what i heard when spoke to him directly and was heartened by that thats what country needs sense unity sense of inclusion respect for our institutions our way of life rule of law and respect for each other i hope that he maintains that spirit throughout this transition and i certainly hope thats how presidency has chance to begin i also told my team today keep their heads up because the remarkable work that they have done day in day out often without lot fanfare often with lot lot attention working agencies work in obscure areas policy that make government run better and make it more responsive and make more efficient and make it more service friendly so that its actually helping more people that remarkable work has left the next president with stronger better country then one that exist today years ago so when lose in this election that was always our mission that was our mission from day one and everyone on my team should be extraordinarily proud of everything that they have done and so should all be americans like a chance to meet all across this country do the hard work building on that progress every single day teachers in schools doctors in e our clinic small businesses put their all into startin somethin up make sure the treatment employees well all the important work thats done by moms and dads and family isnt congregations and every state the work of perfecting this you so this was long and hard fought campaign lot our fellow americans are exultant today a lot americans are less so but thats the nature campaigns thats unnatural democracy it hard and sometimes contentious and noisy as not always inspiring but to the young people who got into politics for first time and maybe disappointed by the results i just want you to know you have to stay encouraged dont get cynical dont ever think you cant make difference sector clint said this morning fighting for what is right is worth it sometimes you lose argument sometimes lose an election in past with this countrys taken has never been straight line we zig zag and sometimes now we move in ways that some people think is former others think is moving back and thats okay i lost elections before joe as but you know so ive been ive been so sure you beat badly of thats way politics works sometimes we we try really hard to persuade people that were right and then people vote and then if we lose we learn from our mistakes we do some reflection we like our wombs we brush ourselves off we get back arena we go at it try even harder the next time point though is that we all go for with presumption of good faith in our fellow citizens because that presumption of good faith is essential to vibrant and functioning democracy thats how this country is moved forward for two hundred forty years thats how we push boundaries and promoted freedom around world thats how weve expanded rights of founding to reach all our citizens its how we have come this far and thats why im confident that this incredible journey that we all as americans well go on and im looking forward to doing everything i can make sure that next president successful that ive said before i think of this job is being relay runner take baton you run your best race and hopefully by the time handed off your low further ahead medical progress and can say that weve done that now or make sure that hand off is well executed because ultimately were all same day thank very much about