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Donald Trump congratulates Hillary Clinton

Twitter blew up when Hillary Clinton formally accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Thursday. The following is a selection of reactions, from Clinton supporters and her Republican opponent Donald Trump:

President Barack Obama

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) wave to the crowd during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia, U.S., July 14, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) wave to the crowd during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia, U.S., July 14, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

@POTUS

“Great speech. She’s tested. She’s ready. She never quits. That’s why Hillary should be our next @POTUS. (She’ll get the Twitter handle, too)”

Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate

@realDonaldTrump

“No one has worse judgement than Hillary Clinton – corruption and devastation follows her wherever she goes.”

Senator Bernie Sanders, Clinton’s primary rival

@BernieSanders

“I congratulate @HillaryClinton on this historic achievement. We are stronger together.”

Donald Trump

@realDonaldTrump

“Our way of life is under threat by Radical Islam and Hillary Clinton cannot even bring herself to say the words.”

Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist

@NickKristof

“Hillary Clinton was never renowned for oratory, but tonight’s speech was the best I’ve ever seen her give–esp when standing up to Trump”

Jon Lovett, TV writer and producer

@jonlovett

“Last week was a convention about Donald Trump. This is a convention about America. I like America better.”

Bill Clinton

@billclinton

“More than ever, I’m with her, our next President.”

Rich Galen, former press secretary to Republican House speaker Newt Gingrich

@richgalen

“How can it be that I am standing at my kitchen counter sobbing because of the messages being driven at the DNC? Where has the GOP gone?”

Sam Tanenhaus, author

@samtanenhaus

“Her best speech –once she got to trump and loosened up. Didn’t shed the ‘trust’ baggage but no one trusted Nixon either and he won twice”


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