November 9, 2016

Hillary Clinton's concession speech from New York City. Here is Tim Kaine's introduction

From the a Youtube description:

The former secretary of state and first lady conceded to Trump but did not address her supporters at Jacob Javits Center in New York City after the loss, with reports suggesting she was too upset to do so. Instead, campaign manager John Podesta told those assembled that there would be no announcement from the campaign until Wednesday morning.

“I have to say this tonight: goodnight,” Podesta said. “We will be back, and we will have more to say. Let's get those votes counted, and let's bring this home.”

Clinton would concede to Trump only a couple hours following Podesta’s comment.
Clinton, who was hoping to be the first woman elected president, was ahead in most polls prior to the election and was projected to pick up a slim victory over Trump. And while she did pull ahead in the popular vote early Wednesday morning, Trump took the key states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida to complete one of the most shocking victories in American political history.

Though Trump called Clinton “crooked” and “nasty,” among other things, he told supporters at his victory party that Clinton had called him to concede and praised her service to the country before calling for unity and saying he plans to be a president for all Americans.

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