POSTED: November 11th 2016

LA 2024 releases statement following US Presidential Election

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MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) The United States Presidential Election came to an end early Wednesday morning as Donald J. Trump was confirmed as the President-elect.

Los Angeles (LA) 2024 released a statement following the election results stating:

"LA 2024 congratulates President-elect Donald J. Trump and appreciates his longstanding support of the Olympic movement in the United States...We strongly believe the Olympics and LA 2024 transcend politics and can help unify our diverse communities and our world."

"LA 2024 has achieved 88% public support in the latest poll and strong bipartisan government support at the local, state and federal level. We look forward to working closely with President-elect Trump and his Administration across the federal government to deliver a 'New Games for a new Era' that will benefit and inspire the entire Olympic movement in 2024."

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