The Republican Party retained the House and maintained control of the Senate as well.
On Twitter, Donald called his win “beautiful and important.” President Barack Obama has invited him to the White House Thursday to discuss his next steps. “Ensuring a smooth transition of power is one of the top priorities the President identified at the beginning of the year and a meeting with the President-elect is the next step,” the White House said. Barack will make a statement later on Wednesday regarding the election results. He will also discuss “what steps we can take as a country to come together after this hard-fought election season.”
Hillary Clinton will address the nation Wednesday. “I’ve just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us. It’s about us, on our victory, and I congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard-fought campaign,” Donald told his supporters at the New York Hilton. “I mean, she fought very hard. Hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time, and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country.”
After Donald’s victory, many celebrities took to Twitter to share their reactions: