WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) – President Donald Trump, speaking at his inaugural luncheon, paused for a moment to talk about his respect for his rival in the presidential race.

Hillary and Bill Clinton were in attendance at the luncheon.

READ MORE: First Alert Forecast: Saturday Snowstorm Could Mean More Than A Foot For Long Island, Up To 6 Inches In NYC

When Trump arrived, he immediately walked over to her table and shook her hand.

MORE: Full Coverage | Trump’s Inaugural Address Video & Transcript | Photos: Trump’s Inauguration  | On The Ground At Inauguration Day

READ MORE: Remembering Officer Rivera: Wake Today For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem

Trump took a moment during brief remarks at the lunch to single Clinton out.

“I’ll tell you, there’s something I wanted to say. I was very honored, very very honored, when I heard that President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Clinton were coming today, and I think it’s appropriate to say,” Trump said. “I’d like you to stand up.”

Trump then joined the crowd in a lengthy applause of Clinton.

MORE NEWS: Biden Says He'll Name A Black Woman As Supreme Court Pick By End Of February

“And honestly, there’s nothing more I could say, because I have a lot of respect for those two people,” Trump added.