In an outright sweep of key battleground states, Donald Trump pulled off what many saw as a stunning upset, defeating Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House.
BREAKING: Hillary Clinton has called Donald Trump to concede the race, sources tell CNN https://t.co/eJUKY1qXd1
— CNN (@CNN) November 9, 2016
The Associated Press at 12:30 a.m. Arizona time tweeted that Trump had been elected.
BREAKING: Donald Trump is elected president of the United States. pic.twitter.com/yJpgfsAbc6
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 9, 2016
Trump won in Pennsylvania late Tuesday, making it mathematically impossible for Clinton to get the 270 electoral votes needed to win.
BREAKING: White House says Obama has congratulated Trump, invited him to meet at White House on Thursday.
— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 9, 2016