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in this country, they're standing as americans. as equal. >> since the results were finalized, the #trumppresident has been retweeted 742,000 times. the #he'snotmypresident was retweeted 180,000, scott in the first hour alone. >> jim, thank you. now we will go to john dickerson, our political director and anchor of "face the nation." john, tomorrow donald trump at the white house will shake president obama's hand and then immediately proceed to dismantle obama's achievements.
>> you are exactly right. when the president spoke today he said he was heartened by donald trump's victory speech in which donald trump suggested the kind of bipartisanship that we associate with parties coming together. but the minute donald trump becomes president, there is two chances for immediate partisan conflict. the first is he will name a supreme court nominee. that for democrats is a partisan rallying point. because the supreme court nominee will determine the ideological course for the, for the court. a four-four split at the moment. next one is a fordable care act. paul ryan said he has a piece of legislation he just wants donald trump to sign. that would undo barack obama's signature domestic legislation. >> maxim of politics that revolution is easy, but governing is hard. what do we know about his management style? >> from the campaign we know it has its chaos moments. he had three campaign managers. now he finally, stuck with one at the end. but then he also did something that was extraordinary.
he went totally against the conventional wisdom of politics. he also brought in some new people who had not been involved in politics. that won the day for him. voters say they want to make sure that he listens to his advisers and he does have as major mentioned, newt gingrich, rudy giuliani, chris christie, who he did listen to, and rei e reince. he seem to be able to do that. the one to watch is vice president mike pence. a lot of republicans think pence will have a big role which might change the way this white house is structured. >> 36 hours ago many people were asking what would happen to the republican party after eat election? now it is the democratic party they're talking about? >> right who is the leader of the democratic party? not an easy question to answer. there will be some jockeying. and also somebody to stand in and represent the 59 million people who voted for hillary clinton. a lot of the people are very depond ed dedespondent today. john dickerson.
on face the nation, bernie sanders and newt gingrich. >> the trump victory will reset relations with russia. and elizabeth palmer is in moscow. >> reporter: russia's enthusiasm for donald trump's win was on show at watch parties all over moscow. ♪ we are the champions >> this is the victory that american people brought to the whole world. >> at the kremlin, president putin said trump's victory was a chance to repair relations with america. it is not our fault they'ren such poor shape, he said. but russia is ready to restore them. ♪ that's music to the ears of russian citizens like these who came out to wave the flag in a national unity march last week. they want an end to the tough u.s.-led economic sanctions imposed on russia after putin annexed crimea in 2014. music to the ears of put spin,
who wants more respect from the white house, was trump's personal praise of him. >> i am going to say great things about him. i said he is really very much of a leader. >> the kremlin took an opportunity last weekend to parade some world war ii military hardware. this is what putin yearns to reclaim. an era when russia was a major player, and wasn't subject to u.s. pressure or u.s. lectures on democracy. the kremlin hopes a new era like that is dawning now, scott. with a trump administration so tied up intrigue to manage deeply divided america, that it has neither time nor energy to try and manage russia too. elizabeth palmer beneath the clock tower for us tonight. thank you, liz. coming up next, crunch the numbers, to see how trump won and how clinton lost. when it's time to potty train...
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each candidate got a little bit less than 60 million in the popular vote with clinton ahead by only 200,000. anthony mason shows us how trump scored his upset. >> of the trump victory was built on several key pillars, scott. trump won men, 53-41. but he also won white women by a similar margin. his greatest strength, came from whites without a college degree. he had nearly a 40-point edge among those voters. when we asked voters the most important quality they were looking for, number one was a candidate who can bring about change. donald trump won 83%. after the release of the access hollywood tape, some republican leaders unendorsed trump. looked like there could be defections from ranks. it didn't happen. he won 81% of conservatives and white evangelicals, 9 of 10 republicans voted for trump. at the same time, clinton
underperformed with three key groups in the democratic coalition. she won 55% of young voters. but mr. obama took 60% four years ago. she won 88% of the african-american volt. president obama had 93% in 2012. with the hispanic vote where early voting suggested new strength for clinton, she polled 65%. mr. obama polled 6 points higher. in the end, republicans came home, democrats it seems stayed home. finally, 13% of voters made up their mind in the last week. and they broke strongly for trump in key battleground states. he won a majority of late deciders in pennsylvania, wisconsin, michigan, and florida. the biggest margin in wisconsin, 58-31%. that's why donald trump had surprising strength in those states. scott. >> insight from anthony mason. thank you, anthony. when we come back, students protest the trump win. little dakota's nose was quivering in fear.
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investors nervous. but trump's calm acceptance speech seemed to reassure the markets and stocks rallied today lifting the dow more than 250 points. the trump victory was met with protestsen a number of cities to. day, berkeley, california, thousand of high school students and teachers, walked out of class. there were also marches in new york city. several hundred people in columbus circle not all that far from trump tower. in chicago, a huge crowd, possibly in the thousands, protested in the street outside trump's hotel. the republican bush family did not appreciate the way trump treated jeb during the primaries. and the 41st and 43rd presidents declined to vote for him. but today george and george w. bush telephoned trump to congratulate him. and jeb bush tweeted trump. saying, he would be praying for him. up next, how the wisdom of the founders has kept the fire of liberty burning all these centuries later. ,,
divide. do these word sum up for you the faults in these campaigns? passion that partisanship. absurd judgment. ambitious self-serving behavior. well if so kid those are the word that john adams used in 1776 to advocate for a constitution with three branches of government. separate, equal, and hopelessly encumbered by hobbles known as checks and balances. james madison called the separation of powers, the essential precaution in favor of liberty. the american government is inefficient, these days we call it gridlock. but that is what the founders were striving for. a system that would slow down even stop when politics became too partisan, absurd, and self-serving. the constitution is a circuit breaker that prevents real damage. if you are among those who believe this was the election no one saw coming, you are
mistaken. the founders could not have imagined the horizons of our modern world, but the range of human nature is ever the same. from the second floor windows of a building in philadelphia, they could see a distance of 229 years. are you going to get what you want from the next government? no telling. are we going to be okay? no question. that's the "overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us just a little bit later for "the morning news." be sure not to miss "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley.
this is the "overnight news." welcome to the "overnight news," i'm don dahler. there is joy in the marble halls of trump tower in new york city. donald trump's come from behind victory in the presidential election delighted his supporters, shocked his detractors, and set the united states on a new course both at home and abroad. trump has begun assembling a list of possible cabinet secretaries and supreme court nominees. but his first order of business comes today, with the traditional visit to the white house. major garrett begins our coverage. >> i say, it is time for us to come together as one united people.
it's time. >> reporter: donald trump political novice turned improbable president elect began the hard work of reconciliation early this morning. >> for nez wthose who have chost to support me in the past of which there were a few people, i am reaching out to you for your guidance and your help, so that we can work together and unify our great country. >> reporter: trump who once threatened hillary clinton with prison during the campaign reached out to his vanquished foe as well. >> we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service. to our country. >> reporter: early election night trump insiders feared a narrow loss in florida and the collapse of their electoral college strategy. trump galvanized rural and working class voters there while similar turnout delivered north
carolina, ohio and pennsylvania. winning wisconsin, a democratic state in every election since 1984, was the icing on the same demographic cake. gop pollster david winston. >> he overperformed, with the households. he overperformed with lower income, he also overperformed with the folks with some college. which made up about a third of the electorate. he did quite well. >> reporter: at times in his victory speech, trump sounded more like a democrat emphasizing government spending to improve transportation and reduce poverty. >> we are going to fix our inner cities and rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals. we are going to rebuild our infrastructure. which will become by the way, second to none. >> today trump and runningmate mike pence met with senior transition staff at trump tower to discuss cabinet posts and agency by agency battle plans for regulation and legislation. sources tell cbs the leading candidate to become trump's
chief of staff is republican national committee chairman reince prebus. >> reince is a star. and he is the hardest working guy. >> reporter: congressional republicans see him as a trusted political skilled conduit to gop majorities in both chambers. house speaker paul ryan clashed with trump frequently but praised his victory. >> i think what donald trump pulled off is an enormous political feat. the feat, he heard voices that were out there that other people weren't hearing and he just earned a mandate. >> reporter: the most prominent >> hillary clinton won the popular vote but lost in the electoral college and disappointed many by slipping out without a word when her loss became apparent. clinton re-emerged yesterday to address supporters and concede defeat. nancy cordes reports. >> last night i congratulated donald trump and offered to work with him on behalf of our country.
>> aides and supporters openly wept as clinton uttered the word that would have been unthinkable to them a day ago. >> donald trump is going to be our president. we owe him an open mind and the chance to lead. clinton and her husband both wore purple, a symbolic unity of democratic blue and republican red. even as she acknowledged her party's agony. >> i know how disappointed you feel, because i feel it too. this is painful. and it will be for a long time. >> reporter: painfully unexpected. clinton faltered in a trio of states essential to her strategy. michigan, still too close to call today. pennsylvania, where she led two weeks ago by eight points. and, supposedly safe wisconsin. where she hadn't campaigned in seven months. the cull pretty wasn't complicated. lackluster democratic turnout despite state of the art ground game. a sign of ambivalence for a candidate dogged by an e-mail scandal and a record of evasiveness.
who tried to sell experience to a nation looking for change. >> i have had successes and i have had set backs. >> clinton told young women today not to get discouraged. history had slipped her grasp twice. >> this loss hurts. but please never stop believing that fighting for what's right is worth it. i know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling. but someday, someone will, and hopefully sooner than we might think. the presidential election was must-see tv in russia. and a lot of people were dancing in the bars when donald trump won. liz bepalmer has that. >> reporter: while some are alarmed by donald trump's win, vladamir putin is not one of
them. after sending congratulations to trump by telegram. he said this may be the moment to warm what had become very frosty relations. russia is ready, he said, and wants to restore full-fledged relations with the united states. but, putin added he knew it wouldn't be easy. even though during the campaign, trump's tone was often russia friendly. he pratz pratz praised his lead. >> he has control over the country. i don't like the system. in that system, he has been a leader far more than our president has been a leader. >> cast doubts on allegations by u.s. intelligence that the russians hacked into the democratic party computers. trump also hinted the u.s. would no longer defend its own nato allies. but this morning, nato secretary-general pointed out, that commitment works both ways. >> a strong nato is important for europe, but it is also important for the united states.
and we have to remember that the only time that we have invoked article 5, our collective defense clause, is after an attack on the united states. after 9/11. >> reporter: as for russian citizens, at watch parties that went on all night around moscow, they cheered when trump won the white house. >> we are the champions of the world. >> this is the victory that american people brought the whole world. >> reporter: in the rest of the world there was less delight and more worry. french foreign minister, jean marc ayrault spoke for many foreign officials when he said trump's personality raised questions. as did some of his campaign promises. of particular cons tick concern international agreements that donald trump doesn't like. first and foremost iranian nuclear dealing, and also the recent agreement on climate
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president obama will host president-elect donald trump at the white house today. in his post-election address in the rose garden, mr. obama promised a smooth transition. >> good afternoon, everybody. yesterday, before votes were tallied, i shot a video that some of you may have seen in which i said to the american people, regardless of which side you were on in the election, regardless of whether your candidate won or lost, the sun would come in the morning. and, that is one bit of prognosticating that actually came true. the sun is up. i know everybody had a long night. i did as well.
i had a chance to talk to president-elect trump last night. about 3:30 in the morning i think it was to congratulate him on winning the election. and i had a chance to invite him to come to the white house tomorrow, to talk about making sure that there is a successful transition between our presidencies. now, it is no secret that the president-elect and i have had some pretty significant differences. but remember, eight years ago, president bush and i had some pretty significant differences. but president bush's team could not have been more professional or more gracious in making sure we had a smooth transition so that we could hit the ground running. one thing you realize quickly in this job is that the presidency and the vice presidency is bigger than any of us. so i have instructed my team to follow the example that president bush's team set eight years ago and work as hard as we
can to make sure this is a successful transition for the president elect. because the, we are now all rooting for his success. and uniting and leading the country. the peaceful transition of power is one of the hallmarks of our democracy. over the next few months we are going to show that to the world. i also had a chance last night to speak with secretary clinton and i just had a chance to hear her remarks. i could not be prouder of her. she has lived an extraordinary life of public service. she was a great first lady. she was an outstanding senator for the state of new york. and she could not have been a better secretary of state. i am proud of her. a lot of americans look up to her. her candidacy and nomination was historic and send a message to our daughters all across the country that they can achieve at
the highest levels of politics. and i am absolutely confident that she and president clinton will continue to do great work for people here in the united states and all around the world. now, everybody is sad when their side loses an election. but the day after -- we have to remember that we are actually all on one team. this is an intermural scrimmage. we're not democrats first. we are not republicans first. we are americans first. we're patriots first. we all want, want what's best for this country. that's what i heard in mr. trump's remarks last night. that's what i heard when i spoke to him. directly. and i was heartened by that. that's what -- what the country needs. a sense of unity.
a sense of inclusion. a respect for our institutions. our way of life. rule of law. and a respect for each other. i hope that he maintains that spirit throughout this transition. and i -- i certainly hope that is how his presidency has a chance to begin. so this was a long and hard-fought campaign. a lot of our fellow americans are exalted today. a lot of americans are less so. but that's the nature of campaigns. that's the nature of democracy. it is hard. and sometimes contentious. and noisy. and it is not always inspiring. and then people vote. and then if we lose, we learn from our mistakes, we do some
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there was shock and disbelief at the javits center election night when hillary clinton left the building without addressing her supporters some of whom had been waiting for six hours or more. hours later clinton gave her official concession speech. >> and i love you all too. last night, i congratulated donald trump and offered to work with him on behalf of our country. i hope that he will be a successful president for all americans. this is not the outcome we wanted. or we worked so hard for. and i am sorry that we did not win this election for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country. but i feel pride and gratitude for this wonderful campaign that we built together. this vast, diverse, creative,
unruly, energized campaign. you represent the best of america and being your candidate has been one of the greatest honors of my life. [ applause ] i know how disappointed you feel because i feel it too. and so do tens of millions of americans who invested their hopes and dreams in this effort. this is painful. and it will be for a long time. but i want you to remember this, our campaign was never about one person or even one election. it was about the country we love. archd abo and about building an america that is hopeful, inclusive and big hearted. we have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought. but i still believe in america, and i always will. and if you do, then, we must
accept this result and then look to the future. donald trump is going to be our president. we owe him an open mind and the chance to lead. our constitutional democracy enshrines the peaceful transfer of power. and we don't just respect that, we cherish it. it also enshrines other things -- the rule of law. the principle that we are all equal in rights and dignity. freedom of worship and expression. we respect and cherish these values too. and we must defend them. we have spent a year and a half bringing together millions of people from every corner of our country to say with one voice that we believe that the american dream is big enough for everyone, for people of all
races and religions for men and women, for immigrants, for lgbt people and people with disabilities, for everyone. i am so grateful to stand with all of you. i want to thank tim kaine and ann holton for being our partners on this journey. it has been a joy getting to know them better and it gives me great hope and comfort to know that tim will remain on the front lines of our democracy, representing virginia in the senate. to barack and michelle obama, our country owes you an enormous debt of gratitude.
we thank you for your graceful determined leadership. that has meant so much to so many americans and people across the world. and to bill and chelsea, mark, charlotte, aiden, our brothers and our entire family, my love for you means more than i can ever express. you crisscrossed this country on our behalf, and lifted me up when i needed it most, even 4-month-old aiden who traveled with his mom. i, i know, i know we have still not shattered that highest and
hardest glass ceiling, but someday, someone will. and hopefully sooner than we might think right now. to all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams. finally, so my friends let us have faith in each other, let us not grow weary, let us not lose heart, for there are more seasons to come and there is more work to do. i am incredibly honored and grateful to have had this chance to represent all of you in this consequential election. may god bless you.
marijuana reform was on the ballot in a host of states. florida, montana and north dakota all approved ballot measures allowing pot for medicinal use. california, maine, massachusetts and nevada all approved weed for any adult. john blackstone has a wrap. >> we are here at spark, medical marijuana dispensary where an election party ran late last night. the crowd gathered here was celebrating what they see as a victory over the war on drugs. >> before midnight, those celebrating at spark needed a medical certificate to legally use marijuana. after midnight, with the passage of prop 64, recreational marijuana became legal in california. >> think we can expect to see the industry grow and, and,
thrive. >> reporter: eric pearson, ceo of spark says his organization provides medical marijuana to some 20,000 clients. but retail sales may not be permitted until january 2018. it will be legal to grow. legal to possess. but you can't buy it. >> that's true. >> by voting yes on prop 64. >> approval of prop 64 launches the state on establishing a cyst temperature for moving marijuana from the black market to the retail market. >> it's done, right. right. california will move forward. and tax and regulate marijuana. >> gavin newsom, california's lieutenant-governor a leading supporters. >> california has sent the message powerfully to the rest of the nation. that is a point of pride. >> reporter: last night, voters in nevada and massachusetts also approved measures to legalize marijuana for recreational use joining four other states and the district of columbia. a similar measure was defeated in arizona. >> look, a big night for those
that believe that we have been on an incarceration binge the last 40 years, those that believe criminalizing people's behavior as it relates to personal choice and drug use, somehow is going to solve the problems. >> reporter: under federal law, marijuana remains illegal everywhere. this man is with the ucla luskin school of public affairs. >> people at grass roots level in states across the country are saying, nuts to that. and -- we're taking matters into our own hands. we want to legalize it. i think washington at some point will have to listen. >> under prop 64, those convicted of marijuana related crimes in california can now apply to have their records cleared. but until rules for retail sale are worked out over the next year or so, any one who wants to legally buy marijuana in california need a medical certificate and come to a dispensary like this one. that's the "overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning
news. and, cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm done dahler. captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, november 10th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." not my president! not my president! not my president! >> chaos erupts on american streets. from coast-to-coast, thousands of people march and shut down roads and burn effigies of donald trump to protest his presidential victory. breaking down the votes. we will show you how trump won and hillary clinton lost the presidential election. and welcoming the president-elect. today, trump heads to the white house to meet with president obama as they work on a smooth transition of power.