>> Washington coming to grips Wednesday, with what once seemed impossible. Donald Trump is now president-elect and on his way to the White House. A defeat so stunning it took his democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, a new day before she offered the nation her concession speech. Her decades of service entering its twilight with a gut-wrenching bust, made even more painful by the fact she's on track to win the popular vote.
>> This loss hurts, but please never stop believing that fighting for what's right is worth it. Our best days are still ahead of us.>>
>> But those days will have decidedly red color to them. Republican majority leader Paul Ryan who publicly distance himself from Trump during the campaign., left with no other choice but to now cozy up to Trump, pledging to work together on a quote, bold agenda.
>> Our House majority is bigger than expected. We won more seats than anyone expected. And much of that is thanks to Donald Trump.>> And that concentrated power in the hands of the Republicans now cast a shadow on the eight years of President Obama's reign. His legacy now in jeopardy, including is signature achievement, the Affordable Care Act.
>> That remarkable work has left. The next President with a stronger, better country than the one that existed eight years ago.>> Obama's job now, making sure there's a smooth transition of power to a man he derided, with the first step taking place Thursday when he welcomes Trump to his first post-victory trip to the White House.