In one of the most unprecedented upsets in American political history, Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States Tuesday. The real estate mogul bested Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton by 276-218 Electoral College votes. With Trump's capture of the White House, the Republicans now hold the majority in the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Donald J. Trump elected as 45th President of the United States
Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump leaves the stage after speaking during a rally Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at Dorton Arena in Raleigh, N.C. (Travis Long/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)