Our New President

December 6, 2016
CHELSEA MATIASH FOR TIME

On November 8, Americans elected Donald Trump to lead our country.

JON ELSWICH—AP

Millions of people voted. Some people picked Hillary Clinton for president. Others voted for Donald Trump. He will become president on January 20, 2017.

JEWEL SAMAD—AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Clinton would have been the first woman president. After she lost, she called Trump. She wished him well. “I believe we are stronger together,” she told Americans.

CHRISTOPHER MORRIS—VII FOR TIME

Trump celebrated his big win in New York City. It is his hometown. His family is proud of him. “It is time for us to come together as one united people,” he told Americans.

OLIVIER DOULIERY—ABACA/SIPA/AP

President-elect Trump met with President Barack Obama in the White House. The president lives there. “We are going to do everything we can to help you succeed,” Obama told Trump.

How States Voted

Look at the map. More people in the red states voted for Trump. More people in the blue states voted for Clinton.

This is the seal of the president of the United States. Each part has a meaning. Look at the seal to learn about the parts.