New York, June 8: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday proclaimed herself the victor of the Democratic primaries which had been held in latest months within the US as a part of the electoral race for the White House.
“For the primary time in our historical past, a lady can be chosen as presidential candidate for a serious political party,” mentioned Clinton at a rally in Brooklyn, New York in entrance of her supporters.
“Due to you, we have reached a milestone,” she mentioned in a speech which started with clear indicators of emotion by the historic second.
The speech was delivered on the identical day that the primaries had been held in six states from New Jersey to California together with her variety of gathered delegates having considerably surpassed these of her Democratic rival Senator Bernie Sanders.
The affirmation of the nomination for the presidential candidacy will likely be made on the Democratic convention scheduled to be held in Philadelphia between July 25 and 28.
Clinton mentioned her victory on Tuesday is the results of “generations” who’ve been combating for progressive concepts within the US and in addition highlighted the battle of ladies.
She took the chance to congratulate Sanders for his “extraordinary” marketing campaign and for his “excellent” concepts that he has dropped at the Democratic Party and the US.
“We all know that we’re stronger collectively,” Clinton stated in an try to shut the Democratic ranks as the interior election course of is coming to an finish.
Clinton stated she is going to take a couple of days to “soak up the historical past” that has been accomplished however mentioned there have been nonetheless extra necessary steps to “preserve making historical past” within the nation.
She delivered her speech after she already gained in New Jersey and New Mexico and shortly earlier than the shut of polling stations in California, the place Clinton is presently entrance runner.
In her speech, the Democratic candidate took the chance to criticise the message of division promoted by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, the one remaining candidate of his occasion.
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