Alim Kheraj
November 09, 2016 1:37 am
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Early this morning it was announced the Donald Trump had won the 2016 Presidential Election to become the 45th president of the United States of America.

Speaking in the early hours of Wednesday morning (November 9th), Trump gave a victory speech that was relatively low key and gracious.

Despite a string of controversies, Mr Trump swung the election with over 270 electoral college votes needed to win the Presidency, beating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. It was also revealed that the Republican party had won both the U.S. House and the U.S. senate.

Addressing a group of supporters in New York, Mr Trump gave a 15-minute speech to chants of “USA.”

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During his speech, Mr Trump avoided controversial comments surrounding his proposed wall along the Mexican border and his comments regarding keeping Muslims out of America.

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Watch Donald Trump’s full victory speech below.

Read a full transcript of Donald Trump’s speech below (via VOX).

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