(Welcome Yo!! Bush said to Obama)
In this photo released by The White House President George W. Bush speaks with President-elect Barack Obama during a congratulatory phone call Tuesday, Nov.4, 2008, from the Treaty Room at the White House. Obama was elected the nation’s first black president Tuesday night in a historic triumph that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself.
“To those who would tear this world down ¿ we will defeat you. To those who seek peace and security ¿ we support you. And to all those who have wondered if America’s beacon still burns as bright ¿ tonight we proved once more that the true strength of our nation comes not from our the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals: democracy, liberty, opportunity, and unyielding hope.”
(Obama Speech: Acceptance of the 44th President of the United States in Chicago, Nov4, 2008, Tuesday night)
““The American people have spoken, and they have spoken clearly” “Barack Obama was my opponent, but he will be my president” “
(John McCain Concedes: Speech in Phoenix Arizona on Tuesday night Nov4,2008)