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The Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary have led the Government’s congratulations to Donald Trump on his election:

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And they were followed by what seems to be a general acceptance of the result among Conservative MPs:

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Ruth Davidson felt the news reaffirmed the need for Britain to take a leading role on the world stage:

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Daniel Hannan assessed the likely economic impact:

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Meanwhile, the thoughts of others turned inevitably to Brexit. Some took the opportunity to be positive…

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…while others didn’t:

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Given the high profile failure of the American opinion polls, it was also an opportunity to twist the knife on an industry that is the bane of some politicians’ lives:

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Finally, Colchester’s Will Quince spared a thought for Hillary Clinton’s biggest fan on the Conservative benches:

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