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 ClintonFox News poll: Biden ahead of Trump in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Ohio Trump, Biden court Black business owners in final election sprint The power of incumbency: How Trump is using the Oval Office to win reelection 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 TrumpSteele Dossier sub-source was subject of FBI counterintelligence probe Pelosi slams Trump executive order on pre-existing conditions: It 'isn't worth the paper it's signed on' Trump 'no longer angry' at Romney because of Supreme Court stance 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."