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new york city security their own style, dump trucks filled with sthanld are filled up outside of the trump tower. this morning for donald trump and for the nation, everything has changed. >> now it's time for america to divide the wounds. >> reporter: donald trump an incredibly bitter campaign and moments later after he walked out with wife melania to claim the white house. >> to all the republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. >> reporter: minutes later as trump shook hands with supporters, i asked the president-elect about his most improbable journey from reality tv star to the highest office of the land. >> what did so many people miss
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>> we want to take care of people. we're gonna take care of people really well, thank you. >> reporter: trump children beaming and happy to explain what others missed. >> speaking to the people. speaking to the people. he's incredible. the man is absolutely incredible. i'm so proud of him. >> what did so many pee miss. >> he's amazing. he's a winner. he understood the country, he understood the needs of this country and, you know, this isn't a political campaign, this is really a want their country back and that's what they're gonna get. >> reporter: hillary clinton left her crowd without a concession speech but trump described her concession in a phone call to him. >> it was really nice. she was very gracious and very nice, and i appreciated it. >> reporter: trump confidant mayor rudy giuliani told me those who fear a trump presidency have nothing to worry about. >> all the speeches in the last three or four weeks, if you listen to them, have all been about trying to help the african-american community, the
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community, and that all americans are one, and that if any american is you wering they need help. >> reporter: and while angry protestors have already gathered outside trump tower, trump's campaign manager asked critics to give trump a chance like they did with all the previous presidents. >> i really hope, you know, some people will just tamp it down, you know, lay down the verbal firearms and give this guy a changes. >> reporter: no sign of trump outside his new york apartment building but his twitter account has a newab >> and in addition to the phone call he got from hillary clinton, donald trump also got a congratulatory phone call from president obama. he happened to be on stage at the time that call came, and he had to call him back. live in new york city, dan hausle, 7news. >> all right, such an interesting night, dan. we also understand that you were right next to president-elect last night when all this happened. you can tell us more about what that was like? >> yeah, you know, it was
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hands with supporters, all along the campaign trail. he wasn't any different. he smiled and stopped for those supporters he didn't know and other people he did know and very at ease, whether he is going to take that responsibility and be changed or not, right now he seems amazingly the same as he was before he won the election. >> dan hausle, thank you so much, reporting live at trump tower. >> that's right. and hillary clinton calling for unity following a bitterly moments in new york and a few hours ago as the democrat publically admitted defeat, speaking to a room full of supporters. she urged for acceptance and for the nation to keep an open mind. >> and the reality exactly what this means for democrats moving forward is still sinking in. 7's byron barnett is in new york city with the latest. >> hillary clinton gave her concession speech in a packed new york hotel ballroom. it was an emotional speech, not only for her, but also for her
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and her staffers who helped her way through an epic presidential campaign. >> this is painful. >> hillary clinton fighting back tears as she threw in the towel, conceding after her monumental effort becoming the first female u.s. president. >> we still have not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling. >> reporter: she thanked her support staff and urged them to accept the voters' decision. >> donald trump is g we owe him an open mind. >> reporter: clinton urged her supporters to keep fighting for the issues they raised in the campaign. >> our campaign was never about one person or even one election. >> reporter: and the two-time presidential nominee had this message to all the little girls who may be watching. >> never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and
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>> and hillary clinton said when she called donald trump to congratulate him, she said she offered to work with him on behalf of the country. that's the latest live here in new york city, i'm byron barnett, 7news. and byron, also, who was plenty that room when clinton gave her concession speech today? >> well, as we said, it was a packed room. of course, bill clinton, chelsea, some extended family of hillary clinton's, tim kaine and his wife work on the campaign, some have been there with just this campaign and some have been with hillary clinton for years and years and years. of course there are all those volunteers and supporters who are at the headquarters last night who wanted to hear her speak. it was very emotional. a lot of hugs and a lot of tears. >> all right, byron live in times square, thank you so much. >> and dow futures plummeted nearly 900 points at one point
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now the dow jones is back up for the day. stocks finishing at a near record close, in fact. and up more than 250 points on the day. that's an increase of more than 1.3%. >> president obama today is addressing the nation for the first time since trump was declared the winner. the president acknowledged his less than idea relationship with donald trump and said now it's about coming together and moving forward as ant side loses an election. but the day after we have to remember that we're actually all on one it team. this is an intermural scrimmage. we're not democrats first, we're not republicans first, we are americans first. we're patriots first. we all want what's best for this country pickup that's what i heard in mr. trump's remarks
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to him directly, and i was heartened by that. that's 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. >> the president says he called to congratulate trump white house tomorrow to meet and talk about a smooth and peaceful transition of power. >> and it's no secret that many prominent massachusetts politicians did not support trump, including our republican governor. but now they will have to work together, so 7's jonathan hall continues our team coverage with reaction from some of those elected officials. jonathan. >> well, jadiann, the men who lead the city and state were very vocal in their opposition to donald trump. the question, will the president-elect secret abuse?
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>> reporter: as donald trump picked up steam during the primaries, governor baker became an early and vocal critic of his fellow republican. >> i don't believe that donald trump has either the temptment or the experience to be president. >> reporter: now the state's chief executive has to face facts. it will be president trump in the white house in january. baker says he'll work with trump despite some hard feelings. >> are you hopeful? of course i'm hopeful. >> the election is over, i secretary clinton's comments this morning reflected a desire on the part of the two major conversation to speak to and to reach out for a unified process going forward, and i'm -- of course i'm optimistic. >> reporter: baker was asked he fears trump will try to punish massachusetts. the governor responded he liked trump's message last night, that he will try to bring the country together. >> i think that was exactly the
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morning, and i'm gonna pursue a strategy on our end that presumes that that's in fact what this is all about. >> reporter: congressman joe kennedy, who's also criticized trump's temperament judgment congratulated trump on his win, adding, quote... together workday and night to heal and march >> reporter: hillary clinton used senator elizabeth warren to sharply criticize her rifle during the race. >> nasty women are smart, and nasty women vote. is. >> reporter: warren left her home this morning refusing comment on the trump victory. >> i'm late for the airport. >> is there anything you wanted to say moving forward? >> well, a door slam late this afternoon, senator warren posted
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in part president lectd trump promised to rebuild our economy for working people and i offered to put aside our differences and work with him on that task. when he takes the oath of office, it is my sincere hope that he will fulfill that role with respect and concern for every single person in this country. governor baker says he did reach out to chris christie, who could be a key member of the trump team. he hasn't heard back yet. we're live in the control room, i'm jonathan hall, 7news. well, the majority of voters here in massachusetts casting their the banks for hillary as you can imagine, some are worried about donald trump becoming our next president. jennifer egan live in boston with more on that. >> ryan, two-thirds of the people who voted in massachusetts did not vote for donald trump. so the feelings today of course are somewhat split. we spoke with people today about their thoughts and concerns. >> reporter: with donald trump triumphant. >> i'm mostly just really depressed. >> reporter: we wanted to know how people in massachusetts feel about their 45th president.
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managed to elect. >> it wouldn't be my choice, but what you gonna do? people like him. >> reporter: the bay state, dependably blue in presidential elections, went to hillary clinton. 61% of voters cast their ballot for clinton. 34% for trump. >> i think he's been kind of misjudged by people in general, and i think president trump is gonna heal the wounds very fast, and i'm so glad he's gonna be our next president. >> it's been a long, long years, and frankly i'm glad it's over, but i think mrs. clinton had too much baggage going on. >> your feelings this morning with president-elect trump? bottomline, it makes me a little nervous. >> we've seen some hatred, you know, come out the campaign itself so how are we supposed to live under this person as the
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>> we know that this election exposes very serious divisions
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citizens now, to come together and focus on our common challenges, and our common opportunities. >> senator ayotte releasing a statement that reads this has been a closely contested race from the beginning. we look forward to results being announced by the secretary of state of and ensuring that every vote is counted in this race that has received an historic level of interest so you can take a final look here at numbers. hassen winning by less than 1,000 votes. no word yet from the ayotte camp on if she will concede defeat. she does have until monday ask for a recount. and stay with 7news for continuing coverage of the election. adam williams is in our nation's capitol for the meeting between president obama and president-elect trump tomorrow. he anchors our live coverage beginning tonight at 5:00. a quick scheduling note for tonight here on 7:00, there will be a special one-hour edition of nightly news starting at 6:30 and 7news at 7:00 will air at
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7news, everyone. trump triumphs, we take a look back at his historic campaign. >> election results sparking protest nationwide and fires starting on the street. >> and cyber concerns in canada. the country's immigration web site crashing. >> and on 7news at 5:00, tom brady went on the record with his support for donald trump. his reaction today all coming up
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mass dot announcing today the transition to electronic tolling on the masspike is on schedule. officials say phase 1 of the construction has been finished at 20 of the 23 locations. governor charlie baker thanking the construction crews and drivers for making this a smooth transition so far. >> we knew this was gonna be complicated and knew it was going to be difficult, but i think for the most part, it's fair to say that it's gone about as well prioritize a lot of the common sense measures that tom talked about including the 24/7 construction work and i'm really proud of the team and the work that's been done so far. >> officials say the work zones on the pike are expected to be
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>> a scare at sea off the coast of rhode island. the coast guard racing to rescue several people after a lobster boat and yacht collidedded near block island. coast guard video shows the yacht sinking and sinking fast. there were four people on board the lot and two on the lob steph boat and no one was hurt. coming up, a blistering campaign finallyom of newspapers all across the country today. >> a few sprinkles this evening and then back into sunshine for tomorrow. and why donald trump's win is making history. >> at 5:00, a salem police officer facing alarming charges and what he's exactly accused of
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>> taking a live look over the sit of boston right now. another mild day out there, and you have to really enjoy the temperatures while we have them. >> i'm trying to picture where that is? is that storrel. i thought it was. feels like a nice mild fall day. what's check in with the chief to sort it all out for us. >> overall a mild stretch of weather. there's one day that looks don't think we make it out the 40s for afternoon highs. sunshine is back tomorrow and will t will be a little bit cooler compared today. right now a lot of clouds and we've had some sprinkles and a few isolated showers. this is mainly just a few raindrops here and there and goes about its business. there is some steady rain to our south down toward pennsylvania
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we focus on this the next few hours, clouds and some sprinkles and northern new england, northern new york, the airs are beginning to dry out. temps despite all the clouds, the numbers are above normal, close to 60 in boston, 59 in the city. nashua at 53. jaffery at is 50. orange 47. there is a cool front on the map this afternoon that is pressing south into southern new england. that's why we have the clouds and a few isolated showers. the steady rain to our south it's gonna be brief, though, because you notice buffalo certainly cooler than boston. mid-40s and you keep on moving west, green bay at fay, twin cities at 59. i point that out because that mild air is right on the heels of the cool air. we'll be back and forth for several days with temps tomorrow a little below and friday back above and saturday cool, sunday warming up. so a few sprinkles this evening and clearing skies late tonight.
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lots of sunshine. a little breezy early on but otherwise that wind will settle down throughout the afternoon. temps 48 to 53. the normal high is about 54. boston tomorrow afternoon at 53. lakeville at 53. north of town generally in the lower 50s across much of southern new england. beverly at 52. worcester hills, monadnock region, upper 40s to around 50 degrees but clouds and sun. and then out on to the cape and the islands lots of sun. chatham at 50 and breezy on friday, high temps on friday heading for the upper 50s and another cold front comes at us friday night. that one will not have any sprinkles like the one right now but it does have some chilly air especially during the air on saturday. see you at 4:30.
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here is matt fitzgerald a check on what's going on on the roads there today. trouble there, matt. >> yeah, on 128 south. there's heavy damage and the car is spun out in the right lane. good news is tow truck just arrived on scene so should be cleared momentarily. you want to stay to thelet as you make your way by this. on the northbound side you'll be slow as you pass the scene. over on the zakim bridge moving well on the northbound side. further up you'll be sullivan square up to medford. delays begin back on the lower it deck near sullivan square and those continue right on to the expressway south out of the o'neill tunnel most of the way down to the braintree split. on the northbound side looking okay heading into the northbound tunnel. for the back you'll be stop and go passion over that ponce the circle. looking at the times... i'm matt fitzgerald, 7news.
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mogul. we'll take a closer look at donald trump's path to the white house. >> and hillary clinton supporters devastated. how students at her alma mought remember responding to the defeat. >> and ahead the a 5:00, pats' coach bill belichick chiming in about the election. what he's saying about a letter
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donald trump wins the presidential election, sending some shock waves through the nation's political system. >> and hillary clinton and president obama will speak about trump's big victory. >> the president-elect received 279 electoral votes clenching the win. during his victory speech late last night he thanked hillar the years for this country and also had a message to those who supported him and those who did not. saying it's time to look forward and come together as a country. >> hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time and we owe her a major diset of graft talked to for her service to our country. >> i mean that very sincerely. for those who have chosen not to
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there were a few people... i'm reaching out to you for your guidance and your help to that we can work together and unify our great country. >> late this morning, hillary clinton accepting trump's win addressing her supporters. she had a message for that and for donald trump stressing the importance that everyone come together as a nation. >> i hope that he will be a successful president for americans. 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. >> and president obama called

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