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Clinton apologized to Obama after election loss: book

Clinton apologized to Obama after election loss: book
© Greg Nash

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonObama slams Trump in Miami: 'Florida Man wouldn't even do this stuff' Ballot initiatives in Colorado, Louisiana could restrict abortion access Trump mocks Joe Biden's drive-in rallies at North Carolina event 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 TrumpObama slams Trump in Miami: 'Florida Man wouldn't even do this stuff' Trump makes his case in North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin Pence's chief of staff tests positive for COVID-19 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."