The former Democratic nominee choked up at times as she read the triumphant address, which celebrated the country’s choice of “decency” and her historical ascent to become the first female president.
Watch her MasterClass preview clip, that was aired on “Today”Tuesday, Clinton felt overcome when she read a poem in honor of Dorothy (her late mother) and all the hardships that she had to endure.
“I dream of going up to her, and sitting down next to her, taking her into my arms, and saying, ‘Look at me. Hear me. You’ll survive. You’ll have a loving family. You will have three kids. And as hard as it might be to imagine, your daughter will grow up and become the president of the United States.’”
“I am sure of this as anything I have ever known: America is the greatest country in the world,” she continued. “And from tonight going forward, together, we will make America even greater than it has ever been, for each and every one of us. Thank you, God bless you, and may God bless America.”
Clinton said she decided to share the speech because it “helps to encapsulate who I am.”
Donald TrumpClinton was elected to the presidency, but Clinton received the popular vote. Clinton made a concession speech on the following day.