Stopped by TPM, a family of four, a group of three women, and a young couple all declined to talk, walking out of the building with heads bowed. Several had tears in their eyes.
Clinton’s Election Night bash, held under a glittering glass ceiling, was far larger than the one Trump’s campaign planned at the nearby New York Hilton Midtown hotel. Supporters of the Democratic nominee had lined up since 5 a.m. to secure seats to the victory party.
Yet with networks calling must-win states like Florida and North Carolina for Trump, the room went all but quiet. Many guests left early, conceding a potential loss.