Candidates in US presidents, Donald trump and Hillary Clinton.
US President Barack Obama on the night of the presidential election called the democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and asked her to admit defeat, reports The Hill, citing upcoming book on presidential elections in the United States in 2016.
The authors – Amy Parns, the reporter from the White house, and Jonathan Allen cite three sources familiar with the situation.
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“You have to admit defeat,” Obama said of Clinton.
Clinton ultimately followed the advice of Obama and told the Tramp that admit defeat in the middle of the night from 8 to 9 November.
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Officials in the White house has not commented on this information.
It is noted that some Clinton allies did not like this step of the President. According to them, she had to wait as long as possible, but call Obama changed those plans.
While currently between camp Obama and Clinton are fighting for something, support the idea of implementing a recount in some States.
The decision to call the Trump and admit defeat Clinton took when the head of its election staff John Podesta went out to her supporters in new York and said that while they plan to wait for the final results.
“Just give me the phone. I call him (Trump),” said she in despair.
In this case the Democrats themselves do not want to initiate the recount of the votes, but I hope that the efforts of the presidential candidate of the Green Jill Stein will be enough to carry out these actions.
Recall, despite the defeat in the presidential election in the United States, Hillary Clinton has increased the gap from Donald trump in the total number of votes cast for it. As processing the results of voting, the separation of Clinton from trump is already 2 million votes.
The U.S. presidential election held on 8 November. The elections were won by Republican Donald trump, he will become will become the 45th President of the United States. His inauguration will take place on 20 January 2017.
Trump won with 290 electoral votes with 270 needed. His rival from the Democratic party, Hillary Clinton received only 218 votes.