Hillary Clinton opens up about the moment she realized she lost

Hillary Clinton was "sure" that she was going to win the 2016 election but didn't realize it wasn't going her way until election night, she said during an appearance on "The View" this morning.
2:53 | 09/13/17

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I was sure that you when I mean it let me take you back to solid hi I'm happy. Cut or about half a night when anxieties started to get some friends album and I was you gonna when everyone was you know in number and an eyesore to warrant that we showed a picture I went into mourning. I had to bail out the this is not so I don't lay out we look people crying again it and then it was like at a certain moment we were on the when I realize that you would not gonna win it was like I felt like I had loss from there's something we did you actually. Connect that point that you would not gonna win election night. Was this something that happens. Yes I mean and I argue in the book and ice am. Please that other independent. Analysts have breached the same conclusion. I would've won but Ford Jim colonies letter on I. OK well you know but it was you know why would have been so close we have close elections and that is. The reality. Our politics right now. But that stopped my momentum and it really did cause enough people to move away from me some of the move to trump some moved to. Third parties some didn't vote but. The net effect was pretty clear so. I thought that I'd gotten through it I knew it hurt I would got I have no illusions about that. But as you said joy everybody not just. Our analysis or our research everybody was saying the same thing I'll tell you that he is yeah pollster yeah and he because they were seeing the same information. We were seeing so. It was. It was a shock in the night I can't discredit any other way. Because. What I thought was gonna happen is being it would be a close hard fought campaign. But I wouldn't win and then I was really looking forward to and had bought a lot about what I would do so. It wasn't until that night that it really hit me win some of the results came in that work. Contrary to what we in everybody else thought declined. Did bill cry. Now the big and we didn't try that night but it put it that way because first of all I say in the book and I write. Really painfully about what happened that that night. I I felt like I had to. You know be strong for my family and my friends and my supporters and I hadn't. Spent anytime thinking about a concession speech so I have the right line and then go deliberate the next day and it wasn't until. That was over and bill and I got into the backseat of you know art car. And began to drive that I just felt like in of adrenaline was just gone.

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