No prior US president, stretching back at least four decades, has arrived on his Inauguration Day with less support.
Mr. Earnest, President Obama's spokesman, has a warning for his successor: Those tweets could undermine your message.
Despite widely partisan politics, Obama closes out his White House tenure with a 60 percent approval rating, suggesting that the political center continues to support him as president.
Democrats took aim at President-elect Trump's pick for Secretary of Education at the Senate hearing Tuesday, accusing her of working against public schools and using her wealth to advance conservative policies.
Trump threatens to undo key parts of Obama's legacy, but there are elements he can never take away.
Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford all resented the CIA, but they learned to work with it when unexpected crises hit.
President-elect Donald Trump and many GOP lawmakers have repeatedly called for an immediate repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but others are urging caution, wary of the political repercussions that could follow a rushed repeal.
The Senate voted 51-48 on Thursday to approve a measure instructing both chambers' committees to draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.