Trump wins, Clinton concedes | |

Washington DC – Republican Donald J. Trump has been declared the winner of the 2016 race for President of the United States. Trump told an enthusiastic crowd that Democrat Hillary Clinton called him up and conceded the race. The billionaire businessman becomes the country’s 45th president.

Locally, Trump easily outperformed Clinton in St. Mary’s and Calvert counties. Clinton, however, won all 10 Maryland electoral votes.

Statement by Governor of Maryland Larry Hogan

“I offer my congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence, and I will work with the new administration on behalf of all Marylanders. Now is the time for all of us to come together to find real solutions to the problem. issues we face as a country. Over the past two years, our administration has committed to working with Democrats and Republicans to improve Maryland and that is exactly what we need to see more of in Washington, DC. forward, I encourage both sides to put aside the divisive politics that have marred this election season and our nation for far too long and focus on what is best for America. “

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