Donald Trump elected as 45th President of USA

9 ноября, 2016 14:57

Dushanbe, 09.11.2016. /NIAT “Khovar”/. The Republican candidate Donald Trump has been elected the next president of the United States, according to the latest projection on Wednesday, Sputnik International reports.
Trump has gained 276 electoral votes of the 270 needed to win the US presidency, the Associated Press projected.

CBS has also reported that Donald Trump has gained 1 million more votes than Hillary Clinton. Later, newly-elected Vice President Mike Pence announced that Republican candidate Donald Trump has won the election and will become the next US president.

«America has elected the new president… I am mostly grateful to our president-elect, whose leadership and vision will make America great again. It is my high honor and distinct privilege to introduce to you the President-elect of the United States of America — Donald Trump,” Pence said, addressing the crowd of Trump’s supporters in New York.

Trump then took the stage to address supporters as the President-elect of the US.

Trump addressed the nation at the Hilton hotel ballroom in midtown Manhattan, saying that «I’ll be a president for all Americans», — Xinhua news agency reports

Trump, who will serve as the country’s 45th president, called on Americans to come together as a united people, and promised to reach out to voters that had not supported him «so we can work together.»

In the nail-biting contest throughout the night, Trump was able to pull a winning margin in many of the crucial swing states, including Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, and was even able to snatch previously Democratic-leaning states like Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

The victory has made Trump the first president that never held elected office since 1953.

9 ноября, 2016 14:57

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