The world was in denial of a Donald Trump presidency in the United States of America (USA). Many thought his race for the White House was a joke, but by 2 a.m. yesterday, that dream had become a reality.
The Republican Party has kept its hold over Congress, capping a dire night for the Democrats. With Donald Trump elected as the next president, the Republicans retained their majorities in the House and Senate.
Donald John Trump will be the 45th president of the United States, capping a historic and boisterous run by an outsider who captured a loyal following across a swath of America fed up with establishment politics, the news media and elected officials.
Donald Trump won the US presidential election early this morning in a stunning victory that sent shockwaves around the world. The Republican took the key swing states of Florida, North Carolina and Ohio early this morning, as he marched towards the White House.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump was the projected winner in the crucial battleground states of Florida, North Carolina and Ohio on Tuesday, widening an incredible path to victory for the billionaire real-estate mogul and reality TV star.
Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to say he would accept the result of the presidential election if he loses to Hillary Clinton, raising the possibility of an extraordinary departure from principles that have underpinned American democracy for more than two centuries.