Our country seems more divided than ever before, but it looks like the civil rest is just beginning in the wake of Donald Trump's shocking presidential win.
Earlier today, Hillary Clinton addressed her supporters in a somber concession speech, but even her usually powerful words did little to mend the disappointment of those expecting a MUCH different outcome to this exhausting Presidential race.
Now, President Barack Obama is addressing the nation, and he tried his very best to be uplifting in the wake of the most stunning upset in political history.
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Speaking from the White House, Obama revealed he called up Trump to congratulate him on last night's victory, assuring he would provide a smooth transition for his successor as George W. Bush's team did for him eight years ago. He said:
"Everybody is sad when their side loses the election, but the day after we have to remember that we're all on one team. It's an Intramural scrimmage. We're not Democrats first, we're not Republicans first. We're Americans first. We're patriots first."
Though he spent most of election season telling voters that a Trump White House was dangerous, Obama recognized the President-Elect's stance on "unity" was indeed the direction the country needs to head towards, adding:
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