GLOBAL RE­AC­TION TO TRUMP’S VIC­TORY

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House Speaker Paul Ryan con­grat­u­lated Trump on his “in­cred­i­ble vic­tory”. Ryan said: “We are ea­ger to work hand-in-hand with the new ad­min­is­tra­tion to ad­vance an agenda to im­prove the lives of the Amer­i­can peo­ple. This has been a great night for our party, and now we must turn our fo­cus to bring­ing the coun­try to­gether.” In­dian Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi con­grat­u­lated Don­ald Trump on Twit­ter: “We ap­pre­ci­ate the friend­ship you have ar­tic­u­lated to­ward In­dia dur­ing your cam­paign. We look for­ward to work­ing with you closely to take In­dia-US bi­lat­eral ties to a new height.” TV host and jour­nal­ist Piers Mor­gan tweeted: “Break­ing news: Don­ald Trump is the new Pres­i­dent of the United States of Amer­ica. Of­fi­cial. Con­grat­u­la­tions to my friend @realDon­aldTrump – an as­ton­ish­ing achieve­ment. #Pres­i­dent.” Ger­man De­fence Min­is­ter Ur­sula von der Leyen called the strong vote for Don­ald Trump “a big shock”. She said: “We Euro­peans ob­vi­ously know that as part­ners in the NATO, Don­ald Trump will nat­u­rally ask what ‘are you achiev­ing for the al­liance’, but we will also ask ‘what’s your stand to­ward the al­liance’.” Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show, said: “I know Amer­i­cans don’t use this phrase but this is to­tally squeaky bum time.” Dutch anti-Is­lam pop­ulist law­maker Geert Wilders tweeted his con­grat­u­la­tions to Don­ald Trump: “A his­toric vic­tory! A rev­o­lu­tion. We also will give our coun­try back to the peo­ple of the Nether­lands.”

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