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Former President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Flashes of anger, tears, and a promise: How Obama and world leaders privately reacted to Trump’s election, as told by a former Obama adviser

Donald Trump's surprise electoral victory in the 2016 US presidential election sent half the country reeling, but some world leaders, including the man Trump would replace, President Barack Obama, were especially dismayed, according to a new memoir from the former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes.

After Trump was elected, Obama questioned whether his own presidency had come ’10 or 20 years too early’

One of President Barack Obama's close advisers, Ben Rhodes, wrote about an exchange between Obama and some of his aides shortly after Donald Trump was elected. During the conversation, Obama questioned whether he had overestimated his own legacy.