Trump: A ‘tremendous waste of
money, energy and time’ if he loses
Donald Trump said that the election campaign has “been a beautiful process.”
“I’ve been all over the
country and met people on every level … and they are amazing. I think if
people say, ‘What have you learned?’ That’s what I’ve learned. The people in
this country are amazing,” Trump told “Fox and Friends.”
However, he stood by his
earlier remarks that if he doesn’t win the election, it’s a “tremendous
waste of money, energy and time.”
“I will not consider it great
if I don’t win,” he said.
Trump said running for
president has “changed” him.
“I’ve seen so many hopes
and so many dreams out there that could have happened … with proper
leadership,” he said.
He also slammed rapper Jay Z,
saying “the language he used” was terrible during Clinton’s concert
in Ohio Friday.
“Frankly, a lot of people left
because of the language,” Trump said. “She would have been better off not
Trump’s first tweet on Election Day.
“TODAY WE MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!”
* Barack Obama said ‘the fate of the world’ will be at risk if Trump gets elected.
* Trump said he was the “last chance” to fix a broken country.
Clinton has about a 90 percent chance of winning the race, according to the final Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project.
The final week of campaigning was a grinding series of get-out-the-vote rallies across battleground states where the election is likely to be decided. They are Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.
In a battle centred largely on the character of the candidates, Clinton, a former secretary of state and first lady, and Trump, a New York businessman, made their final, fervent appeals to supporters late on Monday to turn out to vote.
Clinton’s running mate
Tim Kaine at polling station in Virginia to cast vote
Trump ahead in three
polling stations in New Hampshire
Clinton arrives in New
York after wrapping up campaign
Trump back in New York
* Results will start coming in from 10am Wednesday Bangladesh time.
Hillary with husband Bill at the Philadelphia airport in Pennsylvania. Reuters
*If Hillary is elected she would the first female president of the United States.
Tump with his family at New Hampshire rally. Reuters
*If Trump wins he would be the oldest president elected to office.
*A total of 538 electoral college votes are up for grabs.
If Hillary gets to 270 votes she will win the election. If Trump gets 270 he will take the White House.
Each political party designates electors for the Electoral College before the general election. On election day voters in each state select their state’s electors by casting ballots for President.
An electronic billboard displays a vote hashtag at Times Square in New York. Reuters
*Barack Obama’s successor will be chosen by over 140 million registered voters in 50 states.
*Alongside the presidential race, 34 of the Senate’s 100 seats will also be put to a vote, as will 435 seats in the US House of Representatives.
Voting at New Hampshire. Reuters
*Voting has begun in the 2016 US Presidential Elections. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is set to square off against Republican nominee Donald Trump.