Hillary Clinton celebrates a 'new page for America and repudiation of Trump' four years after her crushing defeat as Joe Biden becomes next President - while Bill says former VP 'will bring us all together'

 Hillary Clinton celebrated a 'new page for America' on Saturday as Joe Biden defeated her old foe Trump to be elected the next President of the United States. 

'The voters have spoken, and they have chosen Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to be our next president and vice president,' she tweeted after the call was made for Biden at 11.25am.

'It's a history-making ticket, a repudiation of Trump, and a new page for America. Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. 


'Onward, together,' added Hillary, who was a two-time presidential candidate. 

Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, also offered his congratulations on Twitter, stating that 'America has spoken and democracy has won' with Biden's win.  

Clinton and Biden in 2008 when he was campaigning as Barack Obama's running mate

Clinton and Biden in 2008 when he was campaigning as Barack Obama's running mate 

'Now we have a President-Elect and Vice President-Elect who will serve all of us and bring us all together. Congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on your momentous victory!' Bill wrote. 

Biden's win comes four years after Trump defeated Hillary 306 to 232 electoral college votes. 

She won the popular vote by three million ballots - a fact she has clung on to for years since - yet was unable to make the electoral college votes needed to win the White House. 

Hillary did succeed, however, in becoming the first female presidential candidate nominated to a major party.   

Trump secured the 306 electoral college votes four years ago after winning key battlegrounds and flipping the so-called 'blue wall' in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan. 

Former President Bill Clinton and Joe Biden pictured together in 2009

Former President Bill Clinton and Joe Biden pictured together in 2009

Biden won both the electoral college and the popular vote in 2020, as well as taking the 'blue wall' back.  

He said in some of his last campaign rallies in Wisconsin that Hillary had made a mistake in not visiting the state. 

'I came up here campaigning for Hillary. For a whole lot of reasons – not all of which were her fault – we ended up not taking it as seriously,' he said during a speech in Milwaukee on his third trip to Wisconsin. 

'We thought it was different. I’ve been here a lot. In these final days we’ve got to keep our sense of empowerment here, a sense of optimism.'

Ironically, Hillary is now one of the 538 electors in the Electoral College, acting as one of the 29 delegates assigned to New York state. 

President elect Joe Biden and then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2009

President elect Joe Biden and then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2009

She revealed her role at the end of October in an interview with SiriusXM in which she was confident that she would get to cast her vote for the Democratic candidate. 

'I'm an elector in New York,' she said. 'I'm sure I'll get to vote for Joe [Biden] and [Harris] in New York. So, that's pretty exciting.' 

The former Secretary of State had long advocated for Biden to be elected - and been a vocal critic of Trump throughout his presidency - yet disappeared from the campaign trail in the last few days before the election as Obama took over as advocate-in-chief for his Vice President. 

Hillary did not travel the country speaking at rallies during the campaign but headlined mega-money fundraisers for the Biden campaign, according to Fox News. 


'We're very grateful to have Secretary Clinton's support and extremely appreciative of the work she's done to assist our ticket, from hosting grassroots fundraisers to mobilizing voters in battleground states through virtual events,' Mike Gwin, Biden campaign deputy rapid response director, told Fox

Hillary did speak at the Democratic National Convention at which she replayed her own loss and urged voters not to let Trump 'steal' the election. 

'And don't forget Joe and Kamala can win by 3 million votes and still lose – take it from me,' she said. 

'So we need numbers overwhelming, so Trump can't sneak or steal his way to victory.' 

Biden has said he is 'honored and humbled' in his first comments since his win and called on Americans to 'put the anger and the harsh rhetoric behind us and come together as a nation'.

Hillary Clinton celebrates a 'new page for America and repudiation of Trump' four years after her crushing defeat as Joe Biden becomes next President - while Bill says former VP 'will bring us all together' Hillary Clinton celebrates a 'new page for America and repudiation of Trump' four years after her crushing defeat as Joe Biden becomes next President - while Bill says former VP 'will bring us all together' Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 07:29 Rating: 5

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