Obama: I felt 'serenity' during Trump's inauguration
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Former President Obama said he felt "serenity" during President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says inviting Russia to G7 'a question of common sense' Pentagon chief does not support invoking Insurrection Act Dershowitz: Does President Trump have power to declare martial law? 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 celebrates seniors, tells them to 'breathe deep and dance your heart out' at virtual prom The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Mnuchin: More COVID-19 congressional action ahead Michelle Obama working with 31 mayors on increasing voter participation 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.

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“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."