Hillary Clinton broke with tradition early Wednesday, declining to speak publicly after her election defeat.
Her campaign chairman, John Podesta, instead addressed supporters, telling them, “We are not going to say anything more tonight.”
The crowd in the Javits Center in New York, where hundreds of Clinton supporters had gathered hoping for victory, appeared shocked and sullen. Podesta urged supporters to go home and sleep, and insisted the campaign wasn’t over yet.
Pre-election polls showed that voters from both parties wouldn’t accept their preferred candidate’s opponent as the next president.
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