Then President-elect Trump supposedly asked his predecessor: 'What was your biggest mistake?"
Obama reportedly paused before replying: 'I can't think of anything,' he said in a car ride alongside Senator Roy Blunt on the way to the US Capitol.
The conversation was revealed in a new book called Peril by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, which documents the months before and after the 2020 election, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the January 6 riot.
A new book by Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa detailed a conversation between Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump (pictured in 2017) where the latter reportedly asked 'What was your biggest mistake?' and Obama couldn't think of any
Peril documents the 2020 election, the January 6 riot, and the COVID-19 pandemic
The book has revealed startling details from inside the White House, including that General Mark Milley contacted Gen. Li Zuocheng of the People's Liberation Army to reassure him the U.S. was not going to suddenly attack China.
Milley allegedly told the Chinese government: 'Everything’s fine, but democracy can be sloppy sometimes,' while the January 6 riot was happened, according to The New York Times.
On Friday, he defended his calls to his Chinese counterpart as 'perfectly within the duties and responsibilities' of his job as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The general was blasted by the former president and several conservatives for his conversations, including being accused of 'treason' for breaking the chain of command.
Peril comes as a closing trilogy to Woodward's earlier publications Fear and Rage that document Trump's time in office.
Other key figures like former New York Mayor Rudi Giuliani make noticeable appearances again.
The book discussed Trump's former lawyer going on several shows to defend his friend, only for Trump to call him a 'baby' and tell him on the phone that