Clinton apologized to Obama after election loss: book

Clinton apologized to Obama after election loss: book
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Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonElection fears recede for House Republicans To woo black voters in Georgia, Dems need to change their course of action Trump lawyer touts petition to stop 'soft coup' against Trump MORE apologized to former President Obama after her election loss, according to a new book.

The Hill's Amie Parnes and Sidewire's Jonathan Allen write in "Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign" that Clinton spoke with the former president, who urged her to concede, after she called Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump and Kim fight PR war as summit talks collapse Trump appears to confirm deal on Chinese firm ZTE Judge rejects Manafort's attempt to throw out some charges MORE on the night of the election to congratulate him on his victory.

On that phone call, Clinton told Trump she would be "supportive of the country's success."

"And that means your success as president," she said.
 
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Shortly after, Clinton's aide Huma Abedin approached Clinton and told her Obama was on the phone.
 
"It's the president," Abedin said.
 
When Clinton received the call, she realized she had let down the president, herself, her party and the country.
 
"Mr. President," she said on the phone. "I'm sorry."