In a speech to his supporters and the American public, Trump said he congratulated Hillary Clinton on a “very, very hard-fought campaign.” He said Clinton congratulated him on winning the presidency.
“We owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country,” Trump said of Clinton.
Trump called for Americans to come together as “one united people.”
“I promise to the people of our land that I will be president for all Americans,” Trump added. “I’m reaching out to you for your guidance and your help” to unify the country, Trump said of those who did not support his campaign.
Trump said he plans to begin the task of “rebuilding” the nation and the American dream.