Hillary Clinton has won Tuesday’s Democratic primary in California, the Associated Press declared early Wednesday morning. With 93 percent of the vote reported, Clinton took 56 percent against her rival, Bernie Sanders, on 43 percent. Clinton had effectively claimed the nomination on Tuesday night after her victory in New Jersey, the Daily Beast reports.
“We are all standing under the glass ceiling now,” Clinton said of the milestone of a major party nominating a woman for president. She also congratulated Sanders on his campaign, even though he appears to still remain reluctant to concede to Clinton.
Clinton looked ahead to the general election, blasting presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump as “temperamentally unfit” to be president. She went after Trump for “denigrating Muslims and immigrants,” and slammed his propensity to blame the press for his shortcomings. Read more.