Six things to know – 11/9/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Becoming president-elect has not stopped Donald Trump from tweeting. Trump tweeted this morning saying, "The forgotten man and woman will never be forgotten again. We will all come together as never before."
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent Donald Trump a telegram of congratulation on winning the U.S. Presidential election. In a brief statement released today, Putin said he hopes to improve relations with the U.S.
Many are protesting against the election results. Police says at least 500 people swarmed on streets in and around UCLA early Wednesday morning, some shouting anti-Trump expletives. In Oregon, dozens of people blocked traffic in downtown Portland and forced a delay for trains on two light rail lines.
It was a historic election night for Kentucky. A 95-year-old streak ended. Kentucky was the last southern state with a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives. Republicans now have a super majority with control of both the House and Senate.
President Obama invited president-elect Donald Trump to meet with him at the White House Thursday. The president plans to release a statement about Trump’s victory today. The meeting is to discuss the presidential transition.
Canada and the prospect of Americans moving north appears to have drawn so much online interest that it has knocked out the country’s immigration website. Searches for "move to Canada" and "immigrate to Canada" spiked last night as election returns favored Republican nominee Donald Trump.