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making news in america this morning, donald trump president-elect. the billionaire businessman pulling off a major upset. >> as i've said from the beginning, ours was not a campaign but rather incredible and great movement. >> overnight we saw state after state turning red surprising many on both sides of the aisle. but not donald trump or his campaign. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us. it's about us. >> hillary clinton conceding a short time ago but refusing to speak publicly. >> we'll have more to say tomorrow. your voices and your enthusiasm
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and to all of us. >> our political team is covering every angle in this historic morning in american politics. >> voters would rather go with a flawed outsider than a flawed insider. >> the big prizes, clinton supporters in tears and stock market fears around the world tanking overnight. what it means for wall street today. >> it's "your voice, your vote," a special of "america this morning" starts right we do say good wednesday morning. it was not a dream. the voters have spoken. donald trump will be the next president of the united states. >> trump pulled off what is arguably the biggest upset in american political history after a bitter and divisive campaign. pushed to victory by working class voters looking for change. after a long night trump soared past the 270 electoral votes he needed in order to seal the deal. >> and clinched one key battleground state after another blocking hillary clinton from
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president. but he used his victory speech to compliment his opponent and call for unity. >> hillary has wke very long and very hard over a long period of time. and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. i mean that very sincerely. now it's time for america to bind the wounds of we have to get together. to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. it's time. i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president
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>> and we do have team coverage from the celebration at trump's headquarters to hillary clinton's shell-shocked supporters who gathered just a few blocks away. >> we begin with abc's adrienne bankert at trump headquarters. adrienne. >> reporter: yes, good morning to you, diane and kendis. i apologize for the noise but a lot of people exiting the area after the finish of what you mentioned as a huge upset. if it was was certainly a november shocker for so many people. donald trump has won the presidency. arriving by motorcade in true presidential fashion, donald trump addressing a jubilant crowd. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us.
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congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard fought campaign. i mean, she fought very hard. >> reporter: the gop nominee now the president of the united states. trump winning ohio, clinching iowa and north carolina and defeating the odds of early polls. >> ours was not campaign, but rather an incredible and great hard working men and women who love their country and want a better, brighter future for themselves and for their family. it's a movement comprised of americans from all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs who want and expect our government to serve the people
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working together we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding our nation and renewing the american dream. >> reporter: people are still getting out of the area right behind us, the huge party, people leaving in a sea of red, white and make america great again. diane and kendis. >> and, adrienne, we got word a few moments ago that trump received congratulations from the kremlin, from vladimir putin, but back here in this country what are weea fellow republicans? has he heard from them? >> reporter: yes, house speaker paul ryan calling him and saying congratulations, also congratulating what he called his dear friend, governor mike pence, now the vice president-elect of the united states. he's also been hearing, of course, from other republicans in his party who now have to unify to do exactly what trump has said he always wanted to do which was unify people. we'll see if he can make america great again as he's been saying.
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thanks so much. and hillary clinton is now expected to deliver her concession speech this morning. >> yeah, we learned that moments ago. she was hoping to make history under a natural glass ceiling in the javits center and that's where we find kenneth moton on the west side, good morning. >> good morning, kendis and diane. hillary clinton supporters will start today shocked and confused. an amazing moment when clinton's campaign chair not clinton walked into the stage right here in this buildg election night party. he told supporters to go home but it's not over. well, that quickly changed. and i'm kenneth moton at the clinton election headquarters. shock and awe for hillary clinton and her supporters. >> it's been a long campaign. but i can say we can wait a little longer, can't we? >> reporter: clinton's campaign
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somber crowd she's not giving up. >> she's done an amazing job and she is not done yet. so thank you for being with her. she has always been with you. >> reporter: but moments later clinton called donald trump to concede. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us, it's about us. on our victory and i congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard fought campaign. i mean, she, she fought very hard. hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time. and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. i mean that very sincerely.
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surrogates and president obama but early results say she failed to win over the majority of voters in several key battleground states. and the clinton campaign says, of course, she will have more to say later this morning. at this point it appears it will be a concession speech. >> kenneth, you heard trump refer to it as a very hard fought campaign by her but also by both president obama and the first lady. they campaigned very hard for her. any word from them yet on this news >> reporter: at this point it's been radio silence from democrats and from the white house. we expect president obama will give a statement later today after this shocker of a presidential race which you're right, president obama campaigned almost every single day of that final week leading up to election day. first lady michelle obama, she was out there hard core for hillary clinton. they brought out bon jovi and hollywood, brought out all of these celebrities and had the money and outspent donald trump but at this point it came down
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trump will be the next president. >> they brought a lot of people but apparently not enough voters there. kenneth moton joining us from the javits center, thank you. quite a few surprises from the exit polls as well. >> trump expanded many margins that barely budged for decades. his margin over clinton is unpress dented in exit polls dating back to 1980. >> also a very telling outcome among nonwhites including blacks and latino where clinton enjoyed a 53-point margin of victory but that was still less than president obama's margin in the previous two elections. >> the gender gap was the widest with men overwhelmingly voting for trump and women for clinton. that gender gap was 24 points. >> all right, well, coming up the political pundits got this election completely wrong. so what happened? we're going to ask them. plus, your money. why it could be one of the worst days on wall street in years.
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that picture of the white house at this hour. you can see it is lights out there. i'm sure they turned the lights out a little early once they saw the results were coming in not the way the president wanted. of the most stunning american political upsets in history, donald trump winning the white house. >> so how did the political pundits get this race so wrong? joining us now we got abc's political director rick klein and deputy political director shushannah walshe. how do you explain how wrong they were? >> we all missed the biggest political story of our lifetime. it is not like donald trump wasn't trying to tell us about it. he for 18 months talked about this movement and it was there, you saw the signs and saw the
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the numbers. a massive failure of political data. a massive failure i think of the country and its media to understand what was going on in this the nation because this was just a fundamental shift, a real redirection of the fundamentals of our society that were all engineered by this man who wanted to make america great again. >> what does this do for polls going forward. >> there will have to be a rethinking of the industry and soul searching. >> it seems of how we do politics. one thing we talk about she had a great ground game. she outspent him on ads. she had all these people everywhere, all these backers, all these supporters. it kind of shook up everything that we know about politics. >> absolutely. organization, ground game, 3-1 spending on advertising on television. none of it mattered. all that mattered was a movement as you were talking about personality and these american workers who are struggling and
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change and a helping hand. >> and, rick, i'm curious in terms of strategy, you know, we after this is all over we saw all these supporters come out for hillary clinton tonight to celebrate with her if she won or be there for her if she lost and then you hear her campaign come out and say, too close, we're not going to speak and pretty sure after she concedes and now speaking tomorrow morning. why the timing of all of that. >> they were looking at the numbers in realtime. i think there was a time where they thought they had a chance to challenge some of these rust belt sta they didn't want her out before that. i think this was show shocking and didn't want to put her out without a fully written speech and she gets that tomorrow instead of tonight. >> last night -- two nights ago they were popping champagne bottles. massive shock not just the country but their campaign, it's -- >> both campaigns. i honestly don't believe the trump campaign thought they'd
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thought he would win. >> at least not this way. you see the map it's a lot of red where we expected some blue to be. i mean, where does this country go from here? i mean, he had a conciliatory speech last night where it sounded like he'd bring everybody together but had one at the convention then heard a lot of things after that. where do we go next? >> he has a hard job ahead of him and needs to bring this country together and unite -- what we found out was two americas. we may have been clueless to it before but it's right there in blue and red in front of us that his job is a tough one and -- but he needs to unite the country. >> all right, well, that was the message he certainly reflected today in his speech. we'll see what happens going forward and tomorrow we'll or later this morning i should say we look forward to hearing from hillary clinton. >> he saw this coming. none of us did. ask him what the lottery numbers
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you. the other big races in the house and not. not just about the white house. >> big night politically and the states that have now legalized
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back to the breaking news concerning your money now. global stocks plunging this morning after trump's election. >> the mexican pace so was especially hard hit but asian stocks also plunged. and investors are bracing for a rough morning >> yes, stock traders had banked on a clinton victory. abc's elizabeth hur has more on what we can expect at 9:30 eastern time. elizabeth. >> well, kendis and diane, good morning. as far as dow futures, the good news they have rebounded quite a bit overnight which is encouraging but experts say still expect a bad day for your 401(k) savings. it's an election stunner making tanking global stock markets d
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>> don't expect too much free trade coming from america. it could be the opposite protectionism. >> this foreign relations expert explains for investors donald trump is unpredictable and investors hate uncertainty. wall street also in panic mode. major banks are projecting this trump victory could send the s&p tumbling and the losses could be prolonged. abc's martha raddatz says those uncertainties extend well beyond the markets. >> there's going to lot of reaction from around the world and what this means for everybody. what it means for asia pacific. what it means for the world. is he going to pull troops out. the other thing, george, i don't think any of us really know. >> reporter: meanwhile, foreigners watching the election results are divided on trump. this man in germany saying the outcome to hard to swallow while this man says give trump a chance. so bottom line, as far as the
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analyst said what you're seeing is investors taking the sell first and ask later approach because they just don't know what to expect from president trump. kendis and diane. >> i think he likes it that way. >> a lot of uncertainty in the markets but that can end with positive effects. elizabeth hur joining us, elizabeth, thank you. so, in addition to donald trump's win his historic one last night was also a big night for the rest of the republican party across the board. >> republicans will retain contro o narrow margin thanks in part to their upset victory in the state of wisconsin in the senate race there. >> republicans will retain control of the house, the democrats picked up only a modest number of seats. >> from marijuana to gun control coming up we'll take a look at the ballot measures that passed nationwide. >> we'll take a look at some of the front pains from around the world. we want to see some of the
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welcome back. a look at some of the ballot measures decided. recreational use of marijuana on the ballot in five states and approved in four of them including california, massachusetts, nevada and maine as well. >> gun control measure were considered in four states and they were passed in california, washington and nevada was still too close to call. >> and minimum wage increases have been approved in maine, arizona, colorado as well as washington. >> so we've been taking a look at the newspaper headlines to this historic victory overnight and got to say i'm a little disappointed in the editors so far. some of the newspapers. take a look at this from "the new york post." simp simply president trump. >> "the wall street journal,"
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>> on that note we've got "the new york times" with trump triumphs, guess what "the washington post" headline is, trump triumphs. >> a little bit of plagiarism. overseas this one from the uk just goes" disunited states and some of the sense that we're getting from overseas. trump surge as well.
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donald trump delivering his victory speech just before 3:00 a.m. eastern time. >> the president-elect struck a conciliatory note. here's some highlights. >> i know you've been here a long time and it's been a long night and it's been a long campaign. several states are too close to call, so we're not going to have anything more to say ? >> sorry to keep you waiting. complicated business. i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us, it's about us, on our victory, and i congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard fought
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gratitude for her service to our country. now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. to come together as one united people. i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans. ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible movement. it's a movement comprised of americans from all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs who want and expect our government to serve the people and serve the people it will. i want to tell the world community that while we will always put america's interests first, we will deal fairly with everyone. it's been what they call a
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historic we have to do a great job and i promise you that i will not let you down. thank you, thank you very much. >> so that moment coming just about 3:00 this morning here in new york. it took him a while, he said. >> to kind of collect everything. he said a very important business, complicated business going on. many anxious to see what it mean foss are the republicans. campaigning on different things than the same premise that so they'll now have to work together in a party that's been divided. >> many senators that won tonight who did not vote for donald trump. it will be interesting to see how it plays out. more election coverage is just ahead right here on abc.
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making news in america this morning, the country has spoken. donald trump is projected to be the next president of the united states. >> working together we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding our nation and renewing the american dream. >> the ultimate washington outsider with an unconventional ca americans from all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs who want and expect our government to serve the people and serve the people it will. >> it's a stunning upset in american politics with hillary clinton conceding a short time ago but refusing to speak. >> several states are too close to call. so we're not going to have
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>> this close contest revealing a country deeply divided. the late breaking developments on this epic election. good morning to you all. donald trump is heading to the white house after a close but clear victory over hillary clinton. >> defying all the polls and all of the pundits, trump declaring victory roughly around 3:00 this morning in new york city surrounded by his family as plenty of supporters as well and takes his place in history as the only one with no political or histomilitary history. >> florida, ohio and pennsylvania he got and he said he was ready to take on the difficult task of united and divided country. >> hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period
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gratitude for her service to our country. i mean that very sincerely. now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans and this is so important to me. to those who have chosen not to support me in the past of which there were a few people, i'm reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify
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ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement made up of millions of hard working men and women who love their country and want a better, brighter future for themselves and for their family. >> well, in addition to a call from hillary clinton trump also heard from house speaker paul ryan who said he's eager to work hand in hand and the russian president vladimir putin sent trump a telegram hoping to mend relations between the u.s. and russia. hillary clinton has not left her manhattan hotel room yet. she's now expected to deliver her concession speech a little later this morning and after realizing there would be no victory party, she sent her caaign chairman to address her supporters. >> that was over at the javits center. they had gathered under the glass ceiling at the convention
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symbolically dwipdzle. >> cecilia vega is there. good morning. >> reporter: kendis and diane, what a scene inside the javits center arena here in manhattan. take a look behind me. this is what's left of what was supposed to be hillary clinton's big election night party. certainly what she was hoping to be her victory party. i've been covering her for more than a year and a half. hillary clinton is a notoriously superstitious person and coming into this night we were told to go. one for either outcome. she never gave either one of those speeches as you guys know, in fact, the only glimmer of information that we got from inside her campaign was when her chairman john podesta showed up on the stage very late in the night and gave this announcement. take a listen. >> it's been a long night and it's been a long campaign. but i can say we can wait a
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there's still coming votes and every vote should count. several states are too close to call, so we're not going to have anything more to say tonight. so, listen, listen to me, everybody should head home, you should get some sleep. we'll have more to say tomorrow. >> reporter: so that's john podesta there saying we will not concede a defiant hillary clinton campaign minutes later, donald trump essentially comes out on stage and says, wait a second, i got a concession phone call from hillary clinton congratulating us on our big win. that is what happened in here tonight. that is why this crowd, these thousands of people in here were in complete shock. there were staffers who were crying, there were supporters who were left early. they were just completely blindsided by what happened here and now the big question, what
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25 plus years in the public eye? the former senator, the former first lady and now on her resume, the former presidential candidate who has lost this two times waking up going what do i do now? >> no doubt a lot of people are asking that question, cecilia, thank you for that report and want to show you our map. you can see right there, one of the states that was not decided tuesday night, michigan, we're still trying to tally the votes on tt one. >> so no winner declared there overnight. but it's not the counting in michigan has gone into the early morning hours and david kerley is in detroit for us with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, diane and kendis. it is going to be a long morning here in detroit. the votes still have not been completely tallied. in fact, about 10% of the votes still out here in the middle of the moorpg and folks at the county clerk's office told me in wayne county in detroit they didn't finish until 5:00 a.m.
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to get all these votes counted but currently donald trump in a surprise ahead in this traditionally blue state and the exit polls very interesting things that have happened in this election day. in the rule areas, 27% of the vote comes from those rural areas. up from 19% from the last cycle. so you're seeing an 8% increase in rural voters who came out. and it appears that hillary clinton according to the exit polls is underperforming african-americans in the detroit area. diane and kendis. >> all right, that's david kerley for us from detroit. thank you. just ahead we heard donald trump say it's time to heal this divided nation so how does he do it? >> some insight this morning from one expert and how people in russia, in russia are reacting to trump's victory this morning. we'll take to you moscow and
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now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. donald trump calling for the nation to unite after the divisive campaign against hillary clinton. trump now the president-elect of the united states. >> he'll be sworn in as the nation's 45th president on january 20th. earlier republican analyst ana navarro, outspoken critic of trump spoke to abc's dan harris about the days ahead. >> you are a republican strategist who very clearly came out and said you would not vote for donald trump.
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clinton. >> i did. >> your reaction to this bombshell tonight? >> we look, i don't like donald trump as a person. i think he inserted division and hostility into this debate. that being said, i am an american first. at this point his success is all of our success. it is our country's success. so i wish him success. i think he struck a good note tonight. i hope that he can continue to do that. are an absolutely divided country and i would be saying the exact same thing had hillary clinton won. we need to come together as a country. what we saw tonight is that we all two americas. we are a white america and we are a nonwhite america. we are an educated america and we are the noneducated america and we have got to bridge that gap and unite as a country and move forward and i think that
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a very important precedent on setting tone. also, yes, he will have a republican house and he will have a republican senate. but, remember, not every republican senator or house member voted for him or supports him. some have stood up to him and withdrawn their support and if he exceeds himself i can assure you that a lindsey graham, a john mccain will step away from him. i can assure you that paul ryan has got the moral compass to stand up to him. the same way he would have stood up exceeded her powers, so i think that while, yes, he's going to have a republican house and probably a republican senate, it is not going to be a rubber stamp and he needs to figure out how to compromise. he should call them in and he should get advice. he's never governed before. he doesn't know government. they do. >> so many americans have invested their hopes and dreams in donald trump and he has promised very specific policy measures including building a wall and getting the mexican
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banning muslims and a secret plan to defeat isis. can he do any of this even though he has a republican congress? >> well, he can't do it without the help of the congress. as you know we are coequal parts of government and have checks and balances and if he wants to build a wall which requires a huge amount of appropriations he needs to get an approval by congress. i don't think he can do it. one thing he can do do immediately upon getting elected is he should revert back the policy on cuba because a group he does have tonight are the cuban-americans who voted for him at higher numbers than any other hispanic group, probably delivered florida for him, helped him get that state, helped him get the presidency and he had promised them over and over again he would revert back to the previous policy before obama changed it last
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executive order. >> the words there from ana navarro and dan harris. one ambassador's shocking reaction to trump's election. and what former president
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got new video from oakland, california, where dozens of people apparently protesting the election results set fires on the streets there. >> no immediate reports of any hit by a car while blocking traffic. and the race for the white house wasn't the only republican victory last night. >> in fact republicans won pretty much across the board including a majority of governors' races and held on to the control of the senate. you can see there it's pretty narrow thanks in part to their upset victory in the wisconsin senate race. key race in new hampshire remains too close to call. >> the gop also retained the majority of seats in the house, the democrats picked up only a
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to trump's election is mixed around the word. the kremlin celebrated with russian president vladimir putin sending trump his congratulations. >> moments after he accepted it. elsewhere in europe and asia dismay. alex marquardt reports from moscow. >> reporter: this is a pro-trump watch party here at a pub in the center of moscow and people who soldiered through the night watching the results coming in. big cheers going up as donald trump wins states. many in russia waking up to this news that will many russias. the russians overwhelmingly favor her over hillary clinton. who does president vladimir putin want to see in the white house? that's more complicated. we know from people close to the kremlin there is a lot of apprehension about his lack of predictab predictable. of course, no love lott either between secretary of state hillary clinton and president bouto putin. putin tried to seize on the anger and division to sow
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assumed a victory for donald trump would be a convict for for president putin. alex marquardt, abc news, moscow. >> other reaction to tell you about, this one from france's ambassador to the u.s. he tweeted saying, after brexit and this election, anything is now possible. a world is crumbling before our eyes. >> the presidential election in france is next spring and right now polls there have the leader of the conservative national front party doing very well. and maybe now is the time to remember that donald trump had results were, quote, going to be brexit plus, plus, plus. referring to britain's surprising exit from the european union. >> during the campaign he referred to himself as mr. brexit and some british analysts are calling the brexit comparisons spot on. abc's terry moran commented on that. >> it is deja vu, no question bit. the sense of all the polls and all the pundits going in was that britain would never leave the european union. such a radical thing to do and
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the voters of great britain that the smart play, the smart thing to do was tay in the european union anden mast great wave of the unwashed, britain is a very class-based society and the people who voted brexit were the people who were not in the higher classes for sure and they came out and they socked the establishment right in the face and it does feel like that's what's happening because of donald trump and i just want to take a step back here. this is an astonis triumph. as tom pointed out this was not a campaign by any normal sense. this was a personal endeavor. and one thing struck me while these results were coming in, a quote from his sister mary anne trump berry, a judge on the new york state supreme court. she said i knew better even as a child than to even attempt to compete with donald because he always wins. >> that was abc's terry moran from our coverage earlier. he did win, indeed.
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>> we're going to take a look at
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that picture tells the story of the night from the democratic perspective. hillary clinton supporters just unable to hold back the clinton called trump around 2:30 in the morning in new york to concede and is expected to make a statement this morning. the outcome is about to affect your money. stock markets set to open much lower. >> many investors are moving their money to safer investments. abc's rebecca jarvis with more. >> well, it's been a wild night as far as the stock markets are concerned around the globe right now. we're seeing a sell-off. you have it in japan and china and our markets, the dow futures which indicate essentially where
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are now more than 720 points lower and to put that into perspective that on a point basis would be a larger decline than some of the declines we saw throughout the great recession. would be a worst day for the merkas on a point basis than the day after the markets opened following september 11th attacks and it would put us essentially in line with where we were during the great recession. the s&p 500 right now is pointing down and that's the one that most of our 401(k)s are tied to is down almost 5% in terms of the futures. coming into this wall street was not anticipating this scenario tonight and i'm so much reminded of the brexit because so many traders didn't want to get caught flat-footed. they were reminded of the brexit coming into this and in the brexit for reference our market sold off in the two days after 5% and then it bounced back. but a lot of the market -- a lot of the market analysts this
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>> and former president george w. bush did not vote either. a spokesman says mr. bush chose none of the above on his ballot. that's despite earlier reports from rush limbaugh mr. bush had voted for clinton. >> we did hear from a number of big name republicans before the vote saying they would not vote for him but apparently didn't matter. >> it did not matter at all. see how they play along. more election coverage just
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once again waking up to the reality donald trump is the president-elect changing american history. >> that's right for the first time a president who has no governing experience, no military experience. >> no political experience. >> a lot of business experience and experience on reality tv and he will now be the 45th president. abc's terry moran has more. >> reporter: donald j. trump -- >> i pledge to every citizen of our land i will be president all americans. >> reporter: against all odds, all the predictions of pundits. >> ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement. >> reporter: the millions of trump as their champion, they showed the world what an incredible journey. and it began here june 2015, manhattan. ? money money ? >> reporter: former casino owner, famed new york city
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donald j. trump makes his grand entrance and launches his long shot campaign. >> we are going to make our country great again. >> reporter: that slogan became a rallying cry and in those first few moments his central argument. >> our country is being destroyed. >> reporter: but the odds were decidedly against him, 16 other republicans trying to take him down. but all that made him all the more appealing to millions of americans who feel that washington and the elites have simply forgotten about them. despite running a campaign that millions of americans saw as racist. >> they're bringing crime, they're rapists. >> reporter: xenophobic. >> total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states. >> reporter: and sexist. >> fat pigs. >> only rosie o'donnell. >> reporter: on july 21st, 2016. >> i humbly and gratefully
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presidency of the united states. >> reporter: from there trump took his 757 across the country. three debates against hillary clinton. >> such a nasty woman. >> reporter: never retreating from the spotlight no matter what. >> these stories were fabricated all right election day they came to the polls in droves and they made it happen. terry moran, abc news. >> we're seeing reaction from the papers this morning. this paper in pretty blunt. god forgive america, they are saying but this feeling more optimistic. >> "the daily news" saying in god we trust maybe. >> trump promising unity and to bring the country together. we will see. our next president. >> that's what's making must in
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making news in america this morning, donald trump president-elect. the billionaire businessman pulling off a major upset. >> as i've said from the beginning, ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement. state turning red on the map surprising many on both sides of the aisle. but not donald trump or his campaign. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us. it's about us. >> hillary clinton conceding a short time ago but refusing to speak publicly. >> we'll have more to say tomorrow. your voices and your enthusiasm mean so much to her and to tim and to all of us.
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covering every angle in this historic morning in american politics. >> voters would rather go with a flawed outsider than a flawed insider. >> the big prizes, clinton supporters in tears and stock market fears around the world tanking overnight. what it means for wall street today. >> it's "your voice, your vote," a special edition of "america thig"tarts right now. we do say good wednesday morning, everyone. it was not a dream. the voters have spoken. donald trump will be the next president of the united states. >> trump pulled off what is arguably the biggest upset in american political history after a bitter and divisive campaign. pushed to victory by working class voters looking for change. after a long night trump soared past the 270 electoral votes he needed in order to seal the deal. >> he clinched one key
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president. but he used his victory speech to compliment his opponent and call for unity. >> hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time. and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. i mean that very sincerely. bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. it's time. i pledge to every citizen of our
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important to me. >> and we do have team coverage from the celebration there at trump's headquarters to hillary clinton's shell-shocked supporters who gathered just a few blocks away. >> we begin with abc's adrienne bankert at trump headquarters. adrienne. >> reporter: yes, good morning to you, diane and kendis. i apologize for some of the noise here. not only is there traffic, your typical new york gridlock but a lot of people exiting the area mentioned as a huge upset. if it was an october surprise it was certainly a november shocker for so many people. donald trump has won the presidency. arriving by motorcade in true presidential fashion, donald trump addressing a jubilant crowd. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us.
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on our victory and i congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard fought campaign. i mean, she fought very hard. >> reporter: the gop nominee now the president of the united states. trump winning ohio, clinching iowa and north carolina and defeating the odds of early polls. >> ours was not a campaign, but rather an incredible and great hard working men and women who love their country and want a better, brighter future for themselves and for their family. it's a movement comprised of americans from all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs who want and expect our government to serve the people
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working together we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding our nation and renewing the american dream. >> reporter: people are still getting out of the area right behind us, the huge party, people leaving in a sea of red, white and make america great again. diane and kendis. >> and, adrienne, we got word a few moments ago that trump received congratulations from the kremlin, from vladimir putin, but back here in this country, what are we hearing from fellow republicans? has he heard from them? >> reporter: yes, house speaker paul ryan calling him and saying congratulations, also congratulating what he called his dear friend, governor mike pence, now the vice president-elect of the united states. he's also been hearing, of course, from other republicans in his party who now have to unify to do exactly what trump has said he always wanted to do which was unify people. we'll see if he can make america great again as he's been saying.
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adrienne bankert for us. adrienne, thanks so much. and hillary clinton is now expected to deliver her concession speech this morning. >> yeah, we learned that moments ago. she was hoping to make history under a natural glass ceiling in the javits center here in new york city, and that's where we find kenneth moton on manhattan's west side. good morning. >> good morning, kendis and diane. hillary clinton supporters will start today shocked and confused. an amazing moment when clinton's campai walked into the stage right here in this building behind me for an election night party. he told supporters to go home but it's not over. well, that quickly changed. shock and awe for hillary clinton and her supporters. >> it's been a long campaign. but i can say we can wait a little longer, can't we? >> reporter: clinton's campaign
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taking the stage in the early morning hours to tell the somber crowd she's not giving up. >> she's done an amazing job and she is not done yet. so thank you for being with her. she has always been with you. >> reporter: but moments later clinton, the first woman to secure a main party nomination for president, called donald trump to concede. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us, it's about us, on our victory, and i congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard fought campaign. i mean, she, she fought very hard. hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time. and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our
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>> reporter: she had the money, she had the high-profile surrogates and she had president obama but early results show she failed to win over the majority of voters in several key battleground states. and the clinton campaign says, of course, she will have more to say later this morning. at this point it appears it will be a concession speech. diane and kendis. >> and, kenneth, you heard trump refer to it as a very hard fought campaign by her but also by both president obama and the first lady. they campaigned very hard for her. any word from themet >> reporter: at this point it's been radio silence from democrats and from the white house. we expect president obama will give a statement later today after this shocker of a presidential race which you're right, president obama campaigned almost every single day of that final week leading up to election day. first lady michelle obama, she was out there hard core for hillary clinton. they brought out bon jovi and they brought out hollywood.
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these celebrities and had the money and outspent donald trump but at this point it came down to the voters. they had the last say and donald trump will be the next president. >> they brought a lot of people but apparently not enough voters there. kenneth moton joining us from the javits center, thank you. and there were quite a few surprises from the exit polls as well. >> trump expanded many margins that had barely budged for decades. his margin over clinton on noncollege educated white voters unprecedented in exit polls dating back 1 among nonwhites including blacks and latino where clinton enjoyed a 53-point margin of victory but that was still less than president obama's margin in the previous two elections. >> and the gender gap was the widist since 1976 with men overwhelmingly voting for trump and women for clinton. that gender gap was 24 points. >> all right, well, coming up the political pundits got this election completely wrong. so what happened? we're going to ask them. plus, your money. why it could be one of the worst days on wall street in years.
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that picture of the white house at this hour. you can see it is lights out there. i'm sure they turned the lights out a little early once they saw the results were coming in not the way the president wanted. so america is waking up to one of the most stunning american political upsets in history, donald trump winning the white house. >> so how did the political pundits get this race so wrong? joining us now, we got abc's political director rick klein and deputy political director shushannah walshe. and, rick, i'll start with you, how do you explain how wrong the polls were here? >> we all missed the biggest political story of our lifetime. it is not like donald trump wasn't trying to tell us about it. for 18 months he talked about
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you saw the signs, you saw the and the enthusiasm. you didn't see it registered in the numbers. this is a massive failure of political data, a massive failure i think of the country and its media to understand what was going on in the nation because this was just a fundamental shift, a real redirection of the fundamentals of our society that were all engineered by this man who wanted to make america great again. >> and what does this do for polls going forward? >> i think there's going to have to be a rethinking of the industry and soul searching. >> it seems to be a rethinking of how we do politics. one thing we talk about she had a great ground game. she outspent him on ads. she had all these people everywhere, all these backers, all these supporters. it kind of shook up everything that we know about politics. >> absolutely. organization, ground game, 3-1 spending on advertising on television. none of it mattered. all that mattered was a movement as donald trump was talking about personality and
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trump offered change and a helping hand. >> and, rick, i'm curious in terms of strategy, you know, we after this is all over we saw all these supporters come out for hillary clinton tonight to celebrate with her if she won or be there for her if she lost and then you hear her campaign come out and say, too close, we're not going to speak and pretty short think thereafter she concedes and now she's speaking tomorrow morning. why the timing of all of that? >> they were looking a i think there was a time where they thought they had a chance to challenge some of these rust belt states and if they could win there, they didn't want her out before that. i think this was so shocking and didn't want to put her out without a fully written speech and she gets that tomorrow instead of tonight. >> last night -- two nights ago they were popping champagne bottles. massive shock not just the country but their campaign, it's -- >> both campaigns. i honestly don't believe the trump campaign thought they'd win. that's what makes this so jarring. >> i don't think his supporters
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only donald trump knew. >> at least not this way. as we look back there and you see the map it's a lot of red where we expected some blue to be. i mean, where does this country go from here? i mean, he had a conciliatory speech last night where it sounded like he'd bring everybody together but he had one also at the convention then heard a lot of things after that. where do we go next? >> he has a hard job ahead of him and needs to bring this country together and unite -- what we found out was two americas this evening. we may have been clueless to it before, but it's right there in blue and red in front of us that his job is a tough one and -- but he needs to unite the country. >> all right, well, that was the message he certainly reflected today in his speech. we'll see what happens going forward and tomorrow we'll or later this morning i should say we look forward to hearing from hillary clinton. >> he saw this coming. none of us did. can we ask him what the lottery numbers are for tomorrow might?
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walshe, thank you. the other big races in the house and not. not just about the white house.
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back to the back to the breaking news concerning your money now. global stocks plunging this morning after trump's election. >> the mexican peso was especially harhi rough morning on wall street. >> yes, stock traders had banked on a clinton victory. abc's elizabeth hur has more on what we can expect at 9:30 eastern time. elizabeth. >> well, kendis and diane, good morning to you. as far as the dow futures are concerned, the good news is they have rebounded quite a bit overnight which is encouraging but experts say still expect a bad day for your 401(k) savings. it's an election stunner making headlines around the world and
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from mexico to japan and europe. >> don't expect too much free trade coming from america. it could be the opposite protectionism. >> this foreign relations expert explains for investors donald trump is unpredictable and investors hate uncertainty. wall street also in panic mode. major banks this morning are projecting this trump victory could send the s&p tumbling and the losses could be prolonged. abc's martha raddatz says those uncertainties extend well beyond the markets. >> there's lot of reaction from around the world and what this means for everybody. what it means for asia pacific. what it means for the world. i mean, is he going to pull troopsout? is he going to pull troops out. the other thing, george, i don't think any of us really know. >> reporter: meanwhile, foreigners watching the election results are divided on trump. this man in germany saying the outcome is hard to swallow while this man says give trump a chance.
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markets are concerned, one analyst said what you're seeing right now is investors taking the sell first and ask later approach because they just don't know what to expect from president trump. kendis and diane. >> and i think he likes it that way. >> yeah, a lot of uncertainty in the markets but uncertainty can end with positive effects. elizabeth hur joining us, elizabeth, thank you. >> so, in addition to donald trump's win his historic one last night was also a big night for the rest of the republican party across the board. >> that's righ republicans will retain control of the senate by a narrow margin thanks in part to their upset victory in the state of wisconsin in the senate race there. >> and republicans will retain control of the house, the democrats picked up only a modest number of seats. >> from marijuana to gun control coming up, we'll also take a look at the ballot measures that passed nationwide. and we're going to take a
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welcome back. let's take a look at some of the ballot measured that were decided across the country. recreational use of marijuana was on the ballot in five states. it was approved in four of them including california, massachusetts, nevada and maine as well. >> gun control measures were considered in four states and they were passed in california, washington and maine. nevada was still too close to call. >> and minimum wage increases have been approved in maine, arizona, colorado, as well as washington. >> so we've been taking a look at some of the newspaper headlines to this historic victory overnight and got to say i'm a little disappointed in the editors so far. some of the newspapers. take a look at this from "the new york post," for example, simply president trump.
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also going with president trump. >> okay, very creative, folks. >> on that note we've got "the new york times" with trump triumphs. guess what "the washington post" headline is, trump triumphs. >> oh, trump triumphs. i think there is a little bit of plagiarism on the part of the editors. oversea, though, this one from the uk just goes" disunited states," and those are some of
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donald trump delivering his victory speech just before 3:00 a.m. eastern time. >> the president-elect struck a conciliatory note. here's some of the highlights. >> well, folks, i know you've been here a long time and it's been a long night and it's been a long campaign. several states are too close to call, so we're not going to have anything more to say tonight. ? >> sorry to keep you waiting. complicated business. i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us, it's about us, on our victory, and i congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard fought
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gratitude for her service to our country. now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. to come together as one united people. i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans. ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement. americans from all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs who want and expect our government to serve the people and serve the people it will. i want to tell the world community that while we will always put america's interests first, we will deal fairly with everyone. it's been what they call a
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historic we have to do a great job and i promise you that i will not let you down. thank you, thank you very much. >> so that moment coming just about 3:00 this morning here in new york. it took him a while, he said. >> to kind of collect everything. he said a very important business, complicated business going on. but many interested to see not only what this will mean for him as a president but the republicans. many down the ballot but mpaigning on different donald trump was campaigning on so they'll now have to work together in a party that's been divided. >> there were many senators that won tonight who did not vote for donald trump. it will be interesting to see how it plays out. i should point out more election coverage is just ahead right he on abc.
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making news in america this morning, the country has spoken. donald trump is projected to be the next president of the united states. >> working together we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding our nation and renewing the american dream. >> the ultimate washington outsider with an unconventional americans from all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs who want and expect our government to serve the people and serve the people it will. >> it's a stunning upset in american politics with hillary clinton conceding a short time ago but refusing to speak. >> several states are too close to call. so we're not going to have
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>> this close contest revealing a country deeply divided. the late breaking developments on this epic election. good morning to you all. donald trump is heading to the white house after a close but clear victory over hillary clinton. >> defying all the polls and all of the pundits, trump declaring victory roughly around 3:00 this morning in new york city surrounded, as you see there, supporters as well and takes his place in history as the only person elected as president with no political or military history. >> he surpassed the 270 needed. >> and won key battleground state like florida, ohio and pennsylvania. oversnide trump said he was ready to take on the difficult task of united and divided country. >> hillary has worked very long
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of time. and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. i mean that very sincerely. now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans and this is so important to me. to those who have chosen not to support me in the past of which there were a few people, i'm reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify our great country.
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ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement made up of millions of hard working men and women who love their country and want a better, brighter future for themselves and for their family. >> well, in addition to a call from hillary clinton trump also heard from house speaker paul ryan who said he's eager to work and the russian president vladimir putin sent trump a telegram hoping to mend relations between the u.s. and russia. and hillary clinton has not left her manhattan hotel room yet. she's now expected to deliver her concession speech a little bit later this morning, and after realizing there would be no victory party, she sent her campaign chairman to address her supporters. >> that was over at the javits center. they had gathered under the glass ceiling at the convention center in new york hoping to see her symbolically shatter it.
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dwindled to nothing that convention center quickly emptied out. abc's cecilia vega is there. cecilia, good morning. >> reporter: kendis and diane, what a scene inside the javits center arena here in manhattan. take a look behind me. this is what's left of what was supposed to be hillary clinton's big election night party. certainly what she was hoping to be her victory party. i've been covering her for more than a year and a half. hillary clinton is a notoriously superstitious person and coming into this night we were told to go. one for either outcome. she never gave either one of those speeches as you guys know, in fact, the only glimmer of information that we got from inside her campaign was when her chairman john podesta showed up on the stage very late in the night and gave this announcement. take a listen. >> and it's been a long night, and it's been a long campaign. but i can say we can wait a
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they're still counting votes, and every vote should count. several states are too close to call, so we're not going to have anything more to say tonight. so, listen, listen to me, everybody should head home, you should get some sleep. we'll have more to say tomorrow. >> reporter: so that's john podesta there saying we will not concede a defiant hillary clinton campaign, and then minutes later, donald trump essentially comes out on stage and says, wait a second, i got a concession phone call from hillary clinton congratulating us on our big win. that is what happened in here tonight. that is why this crowd, these thousands of people in here were in complete shock. there were staffers who were crying, there were supporters who were left early. they were just completely blindsided by what happened here and now the big question, what
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the former senator, the former first lady and now on her resume, the former presidential candidate who has lost this two times will be waking up in the morning going, what do i do now? kendis and diane. >> no doubt a lot of people are asking that question, cecilia, thank you for that report and want to show you our map. you can see right there, one of the states that was not decided tuesday night, michigan, we're still trying to tally the votes on that one. >> that's right, so overnight. but it's not the first time vote counting in michigan has gone into the early morning hours. abc's david kerley is in detroit for us with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, diane and kendis. it is going to be a long morning here in detroit. the votes still have not been completely tallied. in fact, about 10% of the votes still out here in the middle of the morning and the folks at the county clerk's office told me in wayne county here in detroit they didn't finish until 5:00
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it may be even longer this time to get all these votes counted but currently donald trump in a surprise ahead in this traditionally blue state and the exit polls show some very interesting things that have happened in this election day. in the rural areas, 27% of the vote comes from those rural areas. that's up from 19% from the last cycle. so you're seeing an 8% increase in rural voters who came out. and it appears that hillary clinton according to the exit polls is underperforming among african-americans in the detroit ar diane and kendis. >> all right, that's david kerley for us from detroit. david, thank you. just ahead we heard donald trump say it's time to heal this divided nation, so how does he do it?
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now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. welcome back. and donald trump calling for the nation to unite after the divisive campaign against hillary clinton. trump now the president-elect of the united states. >> he'll be sworn in as the nation's 45th president on january 20th. earlier republican analyst ana navarro, an outspoken critic of trump during the campaign, spoke to abc's dan harris about the days ahead. >> you are a republican
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and vocally came out and said you would not vote for donald trump. in fact, you voted for hillary clinton. >> i did. >> your reaction to this bombshell tonight? >> well, look, i don't like donald trump as a person. i think he inserted division and hostility into this debate. that being said, i am an american first. at this point his success is all of our success. it is our country's success. so i wish him success. i think he struck a good note tonight. i hope that he can continue to i think he needs to recognize we are an absolutely divided country and i would be saying the exact same thing had hillary clinton won. we need to come together as a country. what we saw tonight is that we all two americas. we are a white america and we are a nonwhite america. we are an educated america and we are the noneducated america and we have got to bridge that gap. we have got to unite as a country and move forward
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important precedent on setting tone. also, yes, he will have a republican house and he will have a republican senate. but, remember, not every republican senator or house member voted for him or supports him. some have stood up to him and some have withdrawn their support, and if he exceeds himself, i can assure you that a lindsey graham, a john mccain will step away from him. i can assure you that paul ryan has got the moral compass to stand up to him the same way he would have stood up to hillary clinton had she exceeded her powers, so i think that while, yes, he's going to have a republican house and probably a republican senate, it is not going to be a rubber stamp and he needs to figure out how to compromise. he should call them in and he should get advice. he's never governed before. he doesn't know government. they do. >> so many americans have invested their hopes and dreams in donald trump and he has promised very specific policy measures including building a wall and getting the mexican
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banning muslims although he dialed that back and talked about extreme vetting and a secret plan to defeat isis. can he actually do any of this even though he has a republican congress? >> well, he can't do it without the help of the congress. as you know, we are coequal parts of government and have checks and balances so if he wants to build a wall which requires a huge amount of appropriations, he needs to get an approval by congress. i don't think he can do it. i will tell you one thing he c upon getting elected is he should revert back the policy on cuba because a group that he does owe tonight are the cuban-americans who voted for him at higher numbers than any other hispanic group, probably delivered florida for him, helped him get that state, helped him get the presidency and he had promised them over and over again he would revert back to the previous policy before obama changed it last march.
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>> the words there from ana navarro and dan harris. a little bit earlier this morning. when we come back, one ambassador's shocking reaction to trump's election. and what former president george w. bush wrote on his ballot.
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got got some new video right now from oakland, california, where dozens of people apparently protesting the election results set fires on the streets there. >> no me arrests but one protester was reportedly hit by a car while blocking traffic. and the race for the white house wasn't the only republican victory last night. >> in fact, republicans won pretty much across the board including a majority of governors' races and they also held on to the control of the senate. you can see there it's pretty narrow thanks in part though to their upset victory in the wisconsin senate race. key race in new hampshire remains too close to call. >> and the gop also retained the majority of seats in the house,
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to trump's election is mixed around the word. the kremlin celebrated with russian president vladimir putin sending trump his congratulations. >> yeah, moments after he accepted it. but elsewhere in europe and asia there is dismay this morning. abc's alex marquardt reports from moscow. >> reporter: this is a pro-trump watch party here at a pub in the center of moscow and people who soldiered through the night watching the results coming in. big cheers going up as donald trump wins states. many in russia waking up to this that will be welcome to many russias. polls show the russians overwhelmingly favor her over hillary clinton. the big at the, of course, who does president vladimir putin want to see in the white house? and that's a little bit more complicated. we know from people close to the kremlin there is a lot of apprehension about trump's lack of predictability, his lack of experience. of course, we know there's no love lost either between
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putin tried to seize on the anger and division to sow instability and chaos and assumed a victory for donald trump would be a victory for president putin. alex marquardt, abc news, moscow. >> other reaction to tell you about, this one from france's ambassador to the u.s. he tweeted saying, after brexit and this election, anything is now possible. a world is crumbling before our eyes. >> the presidential election in france is next spring and right now polls there have the leader of the conservative national front party doing very well. and maybe now is the time to remember that donald trump h results were, quote, going to be brexit plus, plus, plus referring to britain's surprising exit from the european union. >> during the campaign trump referred to himself as mr. brexit and some british analysts are calling the brexit comparisons spot on. abc's terry moran commented on that. >> it is deja vu, no question about it. the sense of all the polls and all the pundits going in was that britain would never leave the european union.
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their betters, the voters of great britain, that the smart play, the smart thing to do was stay in the european union and en masse the great wave of the unwashed, britain is a very class-based society and the people who voted brexit were the people who were not in the higher classes for sure and they came out and they socked the establishment right in the face and it does feel like that's what's happening because of donald trump, and i just want to take a step back here. this is an astonishing personal as tom just pointed out, this was not a campaign by any normal sense. this was a personal endeavor, and one thing struck me while these results were coming in, a quote from his sister, maryanne trump barry, who is a judge on the new york state supreme court, she said, i knew better even as a child than to even attempt to compete with donald because he always wins. >> that was abc's terry moran from our coverage earlier. and he did win, indeed. up next, the concern on wall
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that picture tells the story of the night from the that picture tells the story of the night from the democratic hillary clinton supporters just unle to hold back the tears. clinton called trump around 2:30 in the morning in new york to concede and is expected to make a statement this morning. and the outcome is about to affect your money. stock markets set to open much lower this morning. >> many investors are moving their money to safer investments. abc's rebecca jarvis with more. >> well, it's been a wild night as far as the stock markets are concerned around the globe right now. we're seeing a sell-off. you have it in japan, you have it in china and then as
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concerned, the dow futures, which indicate essentially where the market will open tomorrow are now more than 720 points lower and to put that into perspective, that on a point basis would be a larger decline than some of the declines we saw throughout the great recession. would be a worst day for the markets on a point basis than the day after the markets opened following september attacks, and it would put us essentially in line with where we were during the great recession. the s&p 500 right now is pointing down and that's the one that most of our 401(k)s are tied to is down almost 5% in terms of the futures. coming into this wall street was not anticipating this scenario tonight and i'm so much reminded of the brexit because so many traders didn't want to get caught flat-footed. they were reminded of the brexit coming into this and in the brexit for reference our market sold off in the two days after 5% and then it bounced back. but a lot of the market -- a lot of the market analysts this
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different ball game. >> and former president george w. bush did not vote either. for clinton or trump. a spokesman says mr. bush chose none of the above on his ballot. that's despite earlier reports from rush limbaugh mr. bush had voted for clinton. >> we did hear from a number of big name republicans before the vote saying that they would not vote for him but apparently it didn't matter. >> it did not matter at all. see how they play along. more election coverage just
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once again waking up to the reality donald trump is the president-elect changing american history. >> that's right. for the first time a president who has no governing experience, no military experience. >> no political experience. >> a lot of business experience though and experience on reality tv and he will now be the 45th president. abc's terry moran has more. >> reporter: donald j. trump -- >> i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans. >> reporter: against all odds, all the predictions of pundits. >> ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement. >> reporter: the millions of americans who raised up donald trump as their champion, they showed the world what an incredible journey. and it began here june 2015, manhattan. ? money money ? >> reporter: real estate mogul,
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star donald j. trump makes his grand entrance and launches his long shot campaign. >> we are going to make our country great again. >> reporter: that slogan became a rallying cry and in those first few moments his central argument. >> our country is being destroyed. >> reporter: but the odds were decidedly against him, 16 other republicans trying to take him down. but all that made him all the more appealing to millions of americans who feel that washington and the country's about them. and despite running a campaign that millions of americans saw as racist. >> they're bringing crime, they're rapists. >> reporter: xenophobic. >> total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states. >> reporter: and sexist. >> you call women you don't like fat pigs. >> only rosie o'donnell. >> reporter: on july 21st, 2016. >> i humbly and gratefully
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presidency of the united states. >> reporter: from there trump took his 757 across the country. >> how are you, donald. >> reporter: three debates against hillary clinton. >> such a nasty woman. >> reporter: never retreating from the spotlight no matter what. the accusation against him. fabricated. >> reporter: election day they came to the polls in droves and they made it happen. terry moran, abc news. >> we're seeing reaction from the papers this morning. this paper in spain, being pretty blunt. god forgive america, they are saying but this feelinmore optimistic. >> "the daily news" saying in god we trust maybe. >> trump promising unity and to bring the country together. we will see. our next president. >> that's what's making news in
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making news in america this making news in america this morning, donald trump president-elect. the billionaire businessman pulling off a major upset. >> as i've said from the beginning, ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement. >> overnight we saw state after state turning red on the map surprising m the aisle. but not donald trump or his campaign. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us. it's about us. >> hillary clinton conceding a short time ago, but refusing to speak publicly. >> we'll have more to say tomorrow. your voices and your enthusiasm mean so much to her and to tim and to all of us.
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historic morning in american politics. >> voters would rather go with a flawed outsider than a flawed insider. >> the big prizes, clinton supporters in tears and stock market fears around the world tanking overnight. what it means for wall street today. >> it's "your voice, your vote," a special edition of "america this morning" starts right now. we do say good wednesday morning, everyone. it was not a dream. the voters have spoken. donald trump will be the next president of the united states. >> trump pulled off what is arguably the biggest upset in american political history after a bitter and divisive campaign. pushed to victory by working class voters looking for change. after a long night, trump soared past the 270 electoral votes he needed in order to seal the deal. >> he clinched one key battleground state after another blocking hillary clinton from becoming america's first female
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but he used his victory speech to compliment his opponent and call for unity. >> hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time. and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. i mean that very sincerely. now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. it's time. i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans and this is so
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from the celebration there at trump's headquarters to hillary clinton's shell-shocked supporters who gathered just a few blocks away. >> we begin with abc's adrienne bankert at trump headquarters. adrienne. >> reporter: yes, good morning to you, diane and kendis. i apologize for some of the noise here. not only is there traffic, your typical new york gridlock, but a lot of people exiting the area after the finish of what you mentioned as a huge upset. if it was an october surprise it was rt donald trump has won the presidency. arriving by motorcade in true presidential fashion, donald trump addressing a jubilant crowd. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us. it's about us.
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congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard fought campaign. i mean, she fought very hard. >> reporter: the gop nominee now the president of the united states. trump winning ohio, clinching iowa and north carolina and defeating the odds of early polls. >> ours was not a campaign, but rather an incredible and great hard working men and women who love their country and want a better, brighter future for themselves and for their family. it's a movement comprised of americans from all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs who want and expect our government to serve the people
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working together we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding our nation and renewing the american dream. >> reporter: people are still getting out of the area right behind us, the huge party, people leaving in a sea of red, white and make america great again. diane and kendis. >> and, adrienne, we got word a few moments ago that trump received congratulations from the kremlin, from vladimir putin, but back here in this country, what are we hearing from fellow republicans? >> reporter: yes, house speaker paul ryan calling him and saying congratulations, also congratulating what he called his dear friend, governor mike pence, now the vice president-elect of the united states. he's also been hearing, of course, from other republicans in his party who now have to unify to do exactly what trump has said he always wanted to do which was unify people. we'll see if he can make america great again as he's been saying.
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adrienne, thanks so much. and hillary clinton is now expected to deliver her concession speech this morning. >> yeah, we learned that moments ago. she was hoping to make history under a natural glass ceiling in the javits center here in new york city, and that's where we find kenneth moton on manhattan's west side. good morning. >> good morning, kendis and diane. hillary clinton supporters will start today shocked and confused. an amazing moment when clinton's campaign chair, not clinton, walked into the stage right here in this building behind me for an election night party. he told supporters to go home but it's not over. well, that quickly changed. shock and awe for hillary clinton and her supporters. >> it's been a long campaign. but i can say we can wait a little longer, can't we? >> reporter: clinton's campaign chair john podesta taking the stage in the early morning hours to tell the somber crowd she's
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>> she's done an amazing job and she is not done yet. so thank you for being with her. she has always been with you. >> reporter: but moments later clinton, the first woman to secure a major party nomination for president, called donald trump to concede. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us, it's about congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard fought campaign. i mean, she, she fought very hard. hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time. and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. i mean that very sincerely. >> reporter: she had the money,
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surrogates and she had president obama but early results show she failed to win over the majority of voters in several key battleground states. and the clinton campaign says, of course, she will have more to say later this morning. at this point it appears it will be a concession speech. diane and kendis. >> and, kenneth, you heard trump refer to it as a very hard fought campaign by her but also by both president obama and the first lady. they campaigned very hard for her. any word from them yet on this news now? >> reporter: at this point it's been radio silence from democrats and from the white house. we expect president obama will give a statement later today after this shocker of a presidential race which you're right, president obama campaigned almost every single day of that final week leading up to election day. first lady michelle obama, she was out there hard core for hillary clinton. they brought out bon jovi and they brought out hollywood. they brought out all of these
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they had the money, they outspent donald trump. but at this point it came down to the voters. they had the last say and donald trump will be the next president. >> they brought a lot of people but apparently not enough voters there. kenneth moton joining us from the javits center, thank you. and there were quite a few surprises from the exit polls as well. >> trump expanded many margins that had barely budged for decades. his margin over clinton on noncollege educated white voters unprecedented in exit polls dating back to 1980. >> also a very telling outcome among nonwhites including blac and latinos where clinton enjoyed a 53-point margin of victory but that was still less than president obama's margin in the previous two elections. >> and the gender gap was the widest since 1976 with men overwhelmingly voting for trump and women for clinton. that gender gap was 24 points. >> all right, well, coming up the political pundits got this election completely wrong. so what happened? we're going to ask them. plus, your money. why it could be one of the worst days on wall street in years.
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that picture of the white house at this hour. you can see it is lights out there. i'm sure they turned the lights that picture of the white house at this hour. you can see it is lights out there. i'm sure they turned the lights out a little early once they saw the results were coming in not the of the most stunning american political upsets in history, donald trump winning the white house. >> so how did the political pundits get this race so wrong? joining us now, we got abc's political director rick klein and deputy political director shushannah walshe. and, rick, i'll start with you, how do you explain how wrong the polls were here? >> we all missed the biggest political story of our lifetime. it is not like donald trump wasn't trying to tell us about it. for 18 months he talked about this movement and it was there,
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enthusiasm. you didn't see it registered in the numbers. this is a massive failure of political data, a massive failure i think of the country and its media to understand what was going on in the nation because this was just a fundamental shift, a real redirection of the fundamentals of our society that were all engineered by this man who wanted to make america great again. >> and what does this do for polls going forward? >> i think there's going to have to be a rethinking of the industry and soul searching. and how you can be this far off. >> it seems to be a rethinking of how we do politics. one thing we talk about, she had a great ground game. she outspent him on ads. she had all these people everywhere, all these backers, all these supporters. it kind of shook up everything that we know about politics. >> absolutely. organization, ground game, 3-1 spending on advertising on television. none of it mattered.
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as donald trump was talking about personality and these american workers who are struggling and felt that donald trump offered change and a helping hand. >> and, rick, i'm curious in terms of strategy, you know, we after this is all over we saw all these supporters come out for hillary clinton tonight to celebrate with her if she won or be there for her if she lost and then you hear her campaign come out and say, too close, we're not going to speak and pretty short think thereafter she concedes and now she's speaking tomorrow morning. why the timing of all of that? >> they were looking at the numbers in realtime. i think there was a time where they thought they had a chance to challenge some of these rust belt states and if they could win there, they didn't want her out before that. i think this was so shocking and didn't want to put her out without a fully written speech and she gets that tomorrow instead of tonight. >> last night -- two nights ago they were popping champagne bottles. massive shock not just the
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it's -- >> both campaigns. i honestly don't believe the trump campaign thought they'd win. that's what makes this so jarring. >> i don't think his supporters thought he would win. only donald trump knew. >> at least not this way. as we look back there and you see the map it's a lot of red where we expected some blue to be. i mean, where does this country go from here? i mean, he had a conciliatory speech last night where it sounded like he'd bring everybody together but he had one also at the convention then heard a lot of things after that. where do we go next? >> he has a hard job ahead of him and needs to bring this country together and unite -- what we found out was two americas this evening. we may have been clueless to it before, but it's right there in his job is a tough one and -- but he needs to unite the country. >> all right, well, that was the message he certainly reflected today in his speech. we'll see what happens going forward and tomorrow we'll or later this morning i should say we lk forward to hearing from hillary clinton. >> he saw this coming. none of us did. can we ask him what the lottery numbers are for tomorrow might? >> rick klein, shushannah walshe, thank you.
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trade coming from america. it could be the opposite protectionism. >> this foreign relations expert explains for investors donald trump is unpredictable and investors hate uncertainty. wall street also in panic mode. major banks this morning are projecting this trump victory could send the s&p tumbling and the losses could be prolonged. abc's martha raddatz says those uncertainties extend well beyond the markets. lot of reaction from around the world and what this means for everybody. what it means for asia pacific, what it means for the war. i mean, is he going to pull troops out? is he going to pull troops out. the other thing, george, i don't think any of us really know. >> reporter: meanwhile, foreigners watching the election results are divided on trump. this man in germany saying the outcome is hard to swallow while this man says give trump a
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analyst said what you're seeing right now is investors taking the sell first and ask later approach because they just don't know what to expect from president trump. kendis and diane. >> and i think he likes it that way. >> yeah, a lot of uncertainty in the markets but uncertainty can end with positive effects. elizabeth hur joining us, elizabeth, thank you. >> so, in addition to donald trump's win his historic one last night was also a big night for the rest of the republican party across the board. >> that's right. republicans will retain control of the senate by a narrow margin thanks in part to their upset victory in the state of wisconsin in the senate race there. >> and republicans will retain control of the house, the democrats picked up only a modest number of seats. >> from marijuana to gun control coming up, we'll also take a look at the ballot measures that passed nationwide. and we're going to take a look at some of the front pages from around the world. we want to see some of the headlines after this last night. . !
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welcome back. let's take a look at some of the ballot measured that were decided across the country. recreational use of marijuana was on the ballot in five states. it was approved in four of them including california, massachusetts, nevada and maine as well. >> gun control measures were considered in four states and they were passed in california, washington and maine. nevada was still too close to call. >> and minimum wage increases have been approved in maine, arizona, colorado, as well as washington. >> so we've been taking a look at some of the newspaper headlines to this historic victory overnight and got to say i'm a little disappointed in the editors so far. some of the newspapers. take a look at this from "the new york post," for example, simply president trump.
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also going with president trump. >> okay, very creative, folks. >> on that note we've got "the new york times" with trump triumphs. guess what "the washington post" headline is, trump triumphs. >> oh, trump triumphs. i think there is a little bit of plagiarism on the part of the editors. oversea, though, this one from the uk just goes" disunited states," and those are some of the sense that we're getting >> in spain, they went a little more bold. >> our coverage continues.
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donald trump delivering his victory speech just before 3:00 donald trump delivering his victory speech just before 3:00 a.m. eastern time. >> the president-elect struck a conciliatory note. here's some of the highlights. >> well, folks, i know you've been here a long time and it's been a long night and it's been a long campaign. several states are too close to call, so we're not going to have anything more to say tonight. ? >> sorry to keep you waiting. complicated business. i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us, it's about us, on our victory, and i congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard fought campaign. and we owe her a major debt of
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country. now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. to come together as one united people. i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans. ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement. it's a movement comprised of americans from all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs who want and expect our government to serve the people and serve the people it will. i want to tell the world community that while we will always put america's interests first, we will deal fairly with everyone. it's been what they call a
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historic we have to do a great job and i promise you that i will not let you down. thank you, thank you very much. >> so that moment coming just about 3:00 this morning here in new york. it took him a while, he said. >> to kind of collect everything. he said a very important business, complicated business going on. only what this will mean for him as a president but the republicans. many down the ballot but campaigning on different things than the same premise that donald trump was campaigning on so they'll now have to work together in a party that's been divided. >> there were many senators that won tonight who did not vote for donald trump. it will be interesting to see how it plays out. i should point out more election coverage is just ahead right here on abc.
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denver7. it is my high honor and distinct privilege to introduce to you the president-elect of the united states of america, donald trump. >> and i promise you that i will not let you down. >> the wait is overr donald trump is america's president-elect. tense moments all the way to the end. >> officially called the race just before 1:00 our time. here are the results from the electrical college. trump taking home 278 votes, clinton, 218. abc called colorado around 8:40 last night, you see how it breaks down.

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