Calmes: Happy birthday, Mr. President. Will you run again? (This question comes from Donald Trump, a man I don’t like, but this is a legitimate one.) Yes, I will be running again, against Hillary. This question comes from Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic governor of New York. And it’s a good one. And you know Donald Trump gets it. He’s been calling me out on the campaign trail since February. We have had our disagreements and I’m glad he’s said those things in the heat of an election where he has the benefit of a two-way race. But now I’m really having to think about what’s best for this country, which is why I’m going to be running a third time. Donald Trump is a con artist, a phony, a fraud. He’s a phony. And I’m going to prove that to the American people in the primary. And then in the general election, I will win the White House because I’m better at the job than Hillary.
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This is an abbreviated version of our live coverage of Tuesday’s election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
On Monday night, Donald Trump told a roomful of supporters that if he didn’t win the White House he would give his first major speech as president. He was right.
Here’s a sampling of some of what he had to say and the reactions.
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