Trump tweets backhanded New Year's greeting to his 'many enemies'

2016-12-31 18:08

Washington - US president-elect Donald Trump sent New Year's greetings to his "many enemies" in a backhanded tweet Saturday in which he gloated over his political conquests.

The message on Twitter, Trump's preferred mode of communication, caps a year in which he overcame long odds to vanquish 16 other Republicans vying to become the party's White House nominee.

He then upended Democrat Hillary Clinton in last month's general election - her formidable political machine and bigger campaign coffers notwithstanding - in a shock election upset.

Trump takes the oath of office on January 20, when he will become the 45th US president.

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