Obama: I felt 'serenity' during Trump's inauguration
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Former President Obama said he felt "serenity" during President TrumpDonald John TrumpConway defends herself against Hatch Act allegations amid threat of subpoena How to defuse Gulf tensions and avoid war with Iran Trump says 'stubborn child' Fed 'blew it' by not cutting rates MORE's inauguration.

During an interview with Prince Harry, Obama said the first thing he thought during Trump's inauguration was how thankful he was that former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama leads USA dodgeball against Corden's Team UK Michelle Obama to lead female celebrity dodgeball team in 'Late Late Show' face-off Obamas sign deal with Spotify to produce podcasts MORE had been his "partner through that whole process."

There was a “satisfying feeling that was mixed with all the work that was still undone,” he said.

“But over all, there was serenity there,” he said.

Prince Harry interviewed Obama for a segment that aired Wednesday on the BBC.

In September, CNN reported that Obama in his Inauguration Day letter offered "reflections" instead of advice.

Obama in his letter congratulated Trump on his "remarkable run" and said "all of us, regardless of party, should hope for expanded prosperity and security during your tenure."