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UPDATED: Obama endorses Hilary as his successor after meeting with Bernie

Published:Thursday | June 9, 2016 | 1:03 PM
US President Barack Obama walks with Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders down the Colonnade of the White House in Washington today.

President Barack Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton to succeed him as president.

The move came after Obama met with her rival, Senator Bernie Sanders.

Sanders said he would work with Clinton to stop Donald Trump.

In his endorsement, Obama said: "I don't think there's ever been someone so qualified to hold this office."

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PHOTO: Former President Bill Clinton, left, stands on stage with his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, and their daughter, Chelsea Clinton, after Hilary Clinton spoke during a presidential primary election night rally on June 7.