SENSATION: Donald Trump elected US President
Republican nominee, billionaire Donald Trump won the US presidential election this morning, despite the vast majority of political forecasts and social surveys, as well as an unprecedented propaganda campaign in the media.
Trump clinched victory after capturing Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold.
At the same time, the billionaire's victory was ensured with high probability by battleground states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, which gave a total of 67 votes.
Also Trump won Idaho, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, West Virginia, Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina.
Hillary Clinton won in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Hawaii, Colorado, New Mexico, Illinois, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, District of Columbia, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island and Maine.
Arizona's 11 electoral votes were also for the Republican candidate, therefore, he has now 287 votes. So far, the results of the vote in Alaska, Minnesota, Michigan and New Hampshire are yet unknown, but they do not have influence on the overall result of the elections - a victory of Donald Trump.
Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Republican Paul Ryan called his fellow party member Donald Trump to congratulated him. He also spoke with Trump's fellow - the Republican vice presidential nominee, Mike Pence. According to Reuters, they held "very good talks".
France's far-right National Front party leader, Marine Le Pen, also congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the presidential elections. "Congratulations to the new president of the United States Donald Trump and to the free American people!" she said on Twitter.
Trump's rival Hillary Clinton called him to congratulate him on his election victory, CNN reports.