Asked on NBC’s “Meet the Press” about who Trump was consulting on Cuba policy, senior adviser Kellyanne Conway replied: “He’s even been talking to President Obama. You know, beyond the sit-down they had 30 hours or so after President-Elect Trump won the election, they’ve been talking regularly on any number of issues. They talked just yesterday.”
Conway said they spoke for about 45 minutes Saturday, nevertheless declined to say what else they talked about. Trump enjoys talking with Obama, despite their disagreements, she said.
“I can tell you by President-Elect Trump’s side which he very much enjoys speaking with President Obama, talking about the serious issues which face This kind of country along with also also the earth,” she said. “They get along nicely. They disagree on many things. which’s not going to change.”
The White House has said the idea will not confirm every conversation with the President-elect.
“Reports the two have talked after their White House meeting, I think, are not particularly surprising,” said White House spokesman Josh Earnest last week during a daily press briefing. “nevertheless inside the same way which I protected the ability of President Obama to consult confidentially with additional senior officials, including some former presidents, I’m not going to read out or confirm every reported meeting or phone call or conversation.”
The President has directed his own barbs at Trump, too.