(Newspop) — Democrat Hillary Clinton, the first woman to become a major party presidential nominee in the United States, conceded the 2016 election to Donald Trump on Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. Clinton addressed her supporters from New York City.
“This is not the outcome we wanted or we worked so hard for,” she said, “and I’m sorry we did not win this election for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country.
Mrs. Clinton also said that America must accept the result of the election and look to the future.
“Donald Trump is going to be our president. We owe him an open mind and the chance to lead.”
She brought many to tears when she addressed women and girls.
“To all the little girls watching right now, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world.”
Watch Hillary Clinton’s full concession speech here: