Washington: Republican Donald Trump today managed to score a comprehensive win in key states to take win the US Presidential election defeating Hillary Clinton’s camp.
Clinching few states that were expected to go the Clinton way, Trump proved many projections wrong and got to the magic mark of 270 electoral votes against his Democratic opponent.
The winner will need 270 electoral votes to control the White House.
With projections from most of the states clear, there was hopelessness in the Clinton campaign headquarters where many openly wept. Trump followers were thrilled, repeatedly cheering the Manhattan billionaire.