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It's over. Donald Trump is the President-elect of the United States

Blassy Boben, Priyanka Mukherjee, Trinaa Prasad | Updated on: 9 November 2016, 14:15 IST
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Speaking for the first time as President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump said that it was time for America to "come together as one united people".

Trump thanked the crowd, which cheered him on with loud cheers of "USA, USA".

"I just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us... it is about us... and I congratulated her and her family on a very hard fought campaign. She fought very hard," Trump said.

"I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all Americans. This is so important to me," he said. "Ours was not a campaign but a movement made up of million hardworking people who wanted a better life for themselves and their family... Working together, we will begin the urgent task of building our nation and renewing the American dream," he said.

He concluded his address with the words "The campaign is over. The work is just beginning... You are going to be so proud of your President".

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