NEW YORK (WHDH) - President-elect Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of supporters near 4 a.m. Wednesday morning at New York City headquarters saying it is time to “bind the wounds of division.”
The newly-elected president said received a phone call from Hillary Clinton, congratulating him on his victory. He told the crowd that Clinton deserved gratitude for her public service to the country, and then pledged to be a president “for all Americans.”
As he exited, Trump told 7News he won because of his goal to help the American public. “We want to take care of people, Trump said. “We’re going to take care of people really well.”
His son, Eric Trump followed closely behind Trump, praising his father and his route to victory.
“He’s incredible, the man is absolutely incredible, I’m so proud of him,” Eric Trump said. He added that his father won the election by speaking directly to the people.
“He’s amazing, he’s a winner. He understood the country, he understood the needs of this country,” Eric Trump said. “This wasn’t a political campaign this is a movement.”
Chris Christie, who joined Trump at his victory celebration in New York City, told 7News that the media “missed everything” in their coverage.
“I’ve always said in every political campaign it’s the candidate who makes the difference. He made the difference,” Christie said.
(Copyright (c) 2018 Sunbeam Television. The Associated Press contributed to this report. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)