President-elect Donald Trump said early Wednesday that he has run some of his Cabinet choices past President Barack Obama.
“I would say that, yes, I take his recommendations very seriously and there are some people that I will be appointing and in one case have appointed where he thought very highly of that person, yes,” Trump told NBC’s “Today” show.
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Trump, who is roughly half way through announcing his Cabinet choices, most recently announced Gen. James Mattis as his pick for secretary of Defense.
“I do like him. I love getting his ideas. And I may differ in many cases, I differ very greatly. In many cases I’m the opposite,” Trump said of Obama.
Trump visited the White House for his first visit with Obama as president-elect just after Election Day.
Trump for years criticized Obama’s policies before winning the presidential election last month.
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