Primary Recap: Clinton declares victory, Sanders to meet with President Obama, Trump falls short
June 08, 2016 at 6:24 am
In a text sent from her camp, she thanked supporters and asked for financial to continue the fight.
Clinton camp declares victory in text to supporters just now pic.twitter.com/IEQmcuDDRD— Monica Alba (@albamonica) June 8, 2016
The Clinton family sent their gratitude to supporters on Twitter.
Thank you. pic.twitter.com/JeMUyYFlzJ — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 8, 2016
So proud of you, Mom & grateful little girls can grow up knowing they can run for president https://t.co/jgM7RbUAKQ— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) June 8, 2016
I keep saying Hillary is the ultimate changemaker, and tonight she proved it. I couldn't be more proud. History made. #ImWithHer — Bill Clinton (@billclinton) June 8, 2016The Democratic National Convention has not declared Clinton the official winner. Tuesday night was a huge win for not only Clinton but for women everywhere. Even though it was a historical moment Bernie Sanders was slow to acknowledge it and told a crowd in Santa Monica that he will continue to fight until the convention in Philadelphia. Sanders boldly announced that his vision will be the future of America and that he will continue to fight for every vote and every delegate he can get
Bernie Sanders: I am pretty good in arithmetic and I know that the fight in front of us is a very steep fight. https://t.co/Qix3TH02ko— CNN (@CNN) June 8, 2016
President Obama, who has remained relatively quiet regarding the primaries, called both Sanders and Clinton Tuesday night.
Just in: Obama spoke with both Clinton and Sanders tonight. pic.twitter.com/KqSbOBTen5 — Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) June 8, 2016President Obama has not endorsed a candidate yet and is expected to meet with Sanders at the White House on Thursday. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that the meeting will be about "how to build on the extraordinary work he has done to engage millions of Democratic voters, and to build on that enthusiasm in the weeks and months ahead." As for the Republican side, ABC News finds Clinton leading Donald Trump in electoral ratings before tough battleground contests