Hillary Clinton has cemented her status with convincing primary triumphs in New Mexico and New Jersey, calling on supporters of her competition, Bernie Sanders, to unite behind her historical candidacy.
The senator’s defiant comments came after success was efficiently declared by Clinton at a rally in Nyc in her entire conflict against Sanders.
Clinton told supporters that she’d reached a landmark” as the first girl to be a major party’s nominee for president, and promptly framed November’s general election as a competition between two opposing visions of the future.
“When he says let’s make America great again, which is code for let’s take America back.”
In her address, Clinton commended Sanders for exciting “millions of voters, particularly young folks” in was an amazing effort” that was “.
“I understand it never feels good to set your heart into a candidate you believe in or a cause and come up short,” she said, referring to Barack Obama in 2008 to her defeat. “I understand that feeling ”
Sanders was pinning his hopes on an upset in California, the most delegate-rich competition on the primary schedule, and one where he had been lately revealed by surveys neck and neck .
She’d also won New Mexico, New Jersey and South Dakota, while Sanders had prevailed in Montana and North Dakota.
On the Republican side, Trump stayed mired in a remarkable clash with the senior members of his party, such as the leaders of the Senate and the House, some of whom were essentially accusing the nominee they’ve only backed of outright racism.