President Obama promised president-elect Donald Trump that his team would help ensure a smooth transition to power: "....we now are going to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed then the country succeeds." Trump said, "I very much look forward to dealing with the President in the future."
Luis Concha, a second-generation immigrant, says a Donald Trump presidency is hard to swallow because of the anti-immigration stance he built his campaign around, including building a border wall and banning Muslims from coming into America. Leading up to the election, Concha didn't support him, but considers that Trump could do good for the economy and he’ll “give him a shot.”
While this historic election didn't bring the U.S. its first female president, there were some other firsts. Explore the results, reaction and history of Election Day 2016.
Hillary Clinton's supporters to catch a glimpse of the candidate following her concession speech Wednesday morning. They cheered at the first female major party candidate left the event, where she urged her supporters to have an open mind, but to keep up the fight for what they believe in.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan congratulated President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday morning in a speech from his home state of Wisconsin. The speaker, who has had a rocky relationship with Trump, committed to working with the future president going forward.
Hillary Clinton delivered her concession speech on Wednesday morning offering her congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump. After a long and hard fought campaign, the first female major party candidate urged her supporters to keep fighting.
Donald Trump delivered his victory speech from his election night event at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan. "But to be really historic, you have to do a great job,” said Trump, promising to make the American people proud of his work as president.
Donald Trump delivers his victory speech from his election night event at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan. It was a long-fought presidential election after declaring his candidacy June 16, 2015, and later telling supporters that he would accept the results of the election under the condition that he wins.
With Donald Trump just a few electoral votes shy of a victory, Hillary for America campaign director John Podesta told supporters that Clinton would not come out to speak on Tuesday night at the campaign’s New York City election night event.
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina is Watauga County, home to Appalachian State University and a politically and ideologically diverse population. Having voted for Mitt Romney in 2012 and President Obama in 2008, the voters of Watauga, many of whom are unaffiliated, have made the county a bellwether in the Tar Heel state.
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