Donald Trump is the new president of the United States. With the polls close in Alaska, the American people have therefore chosen the New York billionaire. The last western state has awarded its three electoral votes to the Republican candidate. So Donald Trump wins 275 electoral votes – 270 necessary to win – against 219 in favor of Clinton. As per tradition, the Republican candidate phoned to her opponent to give him the victory.
“It’s an historical night. Americans have spoken, and they have elected their champion, “said Mike Pence from the Hilton stage where a delirious crowd anxiously awaits the Trump’s arrival.
The victory speech
“I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all Americans and this is so important to me,” he said from the stage set up at the Hilton. Hillary Clinton called him to concede the election, The Washington Post has confirmed. Donald Trump confirmed the phone call in his speech, congratulating her on her campaign. “We owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country,” Trump said,” now we must turn our focus to bringing the country together.”
“We will seek alliances, no conflicts in the world,” said Donald Trump, emphasizing that the United States “will agree with all those who want to get along with us.” In victory speech, he made no reference to the Mexico wall that during the election campaign he promised to build, although some fans will have invoked with the “build the wall slogan”.
America has chosen
“It’s a great night for America,” said the entourage of Trump before the last results. At the end of election day, the Republicans also retain control of the House and Senate in the Congress. States that proved decisive in this battle are those of the Northeast, however, traditionally Democrats: Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
Also the outgoing President Barack Obama said in a video posted by Buzzfeed on Twitter urging Americans to remain united : “No matter what happens, the sun will rise in the morning and America will remain the greatest nation in the world,”. And while Trump moved toward the White House, the world markets have collapsed.
Hillary Clinton to her staff:”proud anyway”
“This team has much to be proud of, Whatever happens, I thank you for everything.” I wrote the Democratic candidate in a tweet, while the race for the White House seemed to turn in favor of Trump. First defections from the Javits Center, Manhattan West side building where Hillary Clinton has set up headquarters.
The White House ‘will remove Bush-Clinton’s’ portraits?
When Donald Trump will enter into The White House, certainly one of the things he will immediately remove are the portraits of two former presidents located at the entrance of the foyer, said some members of his entourage. On the right there is the Republican George W. Bush, he did not vote for him, on the left his predecessor, Bill Clinton, ( the corrupt )Hillary’s husband.