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 Obama: Peaceful transition of power is one of US democracy hallmarks

U.S. President Barack Obama says peaceful transition of power is one of the hallmarks of the American democracy while the U.S will show that to the world over the next few months.

Barack Obama said as he was delivering a speech on the results of the election, Censor.NET reports.

"It is no secret that the President-elect and I have some pretty significant differences. But remember, eight years ago, President Bush and I had some pretty significant differences. But President Bush's team could not have been more professional or more gracious in making sure we had a smooth transition so that we could hit the ground running.... So I have instructed my team to follow the example that President Bush's team set eight years ago and work as hard as we can to make sure that this is a successful transition for the President-elect," he said

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"The peaceful transition of power is one of the hallmarks of our democracy. And over the next few months, we are going to show that to the world," Barack Obama said.

"We have to remember that we're actually all on one team…We're not Democrats first, we're not Republicans first, we are Americans first. We're patriots first. We all want what's best for this country," the U.S. President said.

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