Donald Trump elected 45th President of the United States


Donald J. Trump rode a national fury against the political status quo all the way to the White House, winning the election Tuesday to become the 45th president of the United States.

In an implausible triumph after breaking seemingly every rule of presidential campaigning, the often-crude, often-demagogic ex-reality show star defeated nemesis Hillary Clinton to become commander-in-chief — and thwart the Democrat’s second shot at the White House.

In his acceptance speech, the next president promised a bright future that is at odds with the fear and division he rode to the White House.

“I pledge to every citizen in our land that I will be President for all Americans, and this is so important to me,” Trump told a wild pack of supporters at Manhattan’s Hilton Hotel.

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