US President-elect Donald Trump arrives at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 8.
Trump stunned America and the world Wednesday, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States.
Donald Trump elected president
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Watch the moment CNN’s Wolf Blitzer made the historic announcement: Donald Trump is the President-elect.

“Donald Trump wins the presidency. The business tycoon and TV personality, capping his improbable political journey with an astounding upset victory,” Blitzer said. “Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States, defeating Hillary Clinton in a campaign unlike anything we’ve seen in our lifetime.”