World Obama to Trump, Republicans - We're On the Same Team, Putin Is Not on Our Team



US President Barack Obama has reminded President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans that despite their ideological differences they're on the same team with him because they're all Americans.

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Obama's statements come after the U.S Intelligence community released documents, revealing that Putin directly ordered the influence of the U.S presidntial elections to favor Trump.

"What is true is that the Russians intended to meddle and they meddled," Obama told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos in an interview that aired Friday.

"One of the things I am concerned about is the degree to which we've seen a lot of commentary lately where there are Republicans or pundits or cable commentators who seem to have more confidence in Vladimir Putin than fellow Americans because those fellow Americans are Democrats."

"That cannot be," Obama insisted. When asked if he was referring to Trump, Obama said; "Well, what I will say is that -- and I said that after the election -- we have to remind ourselves that we're on the same team," Obama said. "Vladimir Putin is not on our team.