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Here's How US Politicians Reacted to Trump's Victory

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Donald Trump's electoral victory over Hillary Clinton was the culmination of a long and bitterly divisive presidential campaign season that often saw political allegiances flipped on their heads. As the campaigns dragged on, and negative reports about Trump surfaced, numerous Republicans withdrew their support from Trump. Others later reinstated it, only to withdraw support for a second time later. 

Today, however, when facing the reality of Trump's victory, politicians came forward to offer their support of the president-elect.