(KRON) — Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th President of the United Sates of America, according to the Associated Press.
CNN reports that Hillary Clinton has conceded to Trump.
President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will be sworn into office on Friday, January 20, 2017.
The winner inherits a nation angry and distrustful of leaders in Washington. Trump will preside over an improving economy that is nevertheless leaving many behind and a military battling new terror threats.
The Republicans hold a majority in the Senate and Congress giving the GOP a clean sweep of all three branches of government.
Even before Tuesday, almost 45 million people had cast ballots in advance for president. Many expressed relief the end was in sight after an election season in which personal attacks often drowned out the issues.