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Donald Trump pulled off the biggest upset in American politics to be elected as the 45th President of the United States. It was not without drama. When Trump announced that he was running for president, the pundits thought he was out of his element. They had a point as the odds were severely stacked against the millionaire from New York. Republicans had their front-runners like Mark Rubio, Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush. The other side of the aisle was Democrat Hillary Clinton who has been grooming herself for years to return to the White House.

Trump was a growing phenomenon since entering the race for the GOP nomination in June 2015. The business guru resonated with people across the country, regardless of party affiliation, by voicing what many people are feeling about America’s future. People were sick of politics a usual.

Trump, 70, defied this and struck a chord with the American people and ran the table in key battleground states like Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania on Nov. 8. Voters spoke on Election Night and against all odds, Trump won the White House in an upset that stunned the country and his opponent. The work has just begun as the country is bitterly divided.

In his acceptance speech, he called for all Americans to be united.

“Now it’s time for America to bind the wounds of division. We have to get together. To all Republicans, Democrats and independents across this nation, I say it is time for us to come together as one united people.”

He added that his administration will make sure America dreams again and will no longer settle for anything less than the best.

“While we will always put America’s interests first, we will deal fairly with everyone, he said. “We will seek common ground, not hostility.”

 

 

 

 

 

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