Reemerging after defeat, Clinton urges fight for ‘big hearted’ America

Wednesday evening, in her first remarks since conceding the presidential election to Donald Trump last week, Hillary Clinton called for her supporters to keep up the fight for the inclusive, accepting United States they want to live in, despite the national divisions the election has thrown into sharp relief.

“I know many of you are deeply disappointed by the results of the election. I am too, more than I can ever express,” Mrs. Clinton said at a Children Defense Fund event honoring scholarship winners. “But as I said last week, our campaign was never about one person or even one election. It was about the country we love, and building an America that is hopeful, inclusive and big-hearted.”

After winning the popular vote, but losing the Electoral College vote to Mr. Trump, Clinton used the Children’s Defense Fund speech to encourage Americans worried about the election results to stay engaged in fighting for the America they envision. READ MORE.