We are Americans first. We’re patriots first.
We all want what’s …(1)…for this country. That’s what I heard in Mr. Trump’s remarks last night. That’s what I …(2)…when I spoke to him directly. And I was heartened by that. That’s what the country …(3)…— a sense of unity, a sense of inclusion, a …(4)…for our institutions, our way of life, rule of law, and …(4)…for each other.
I hope that he maintains that …(5)…throughout this transition. And I certainly hope that’s how his presidency has a chance to begin.
I also told my …(6)… today to keep their heads up, because the remarkable work that they have done day in, day out, often without a lot of fanfare, often with a lot of — a lot of attention — work in agencies, work in obscure areas of policy that make …(7)…run better and make it more responsive and make it more efficient, and make it more service-friendly so that it’s actually helping more people. That remarkable work has left the next …(8)…with a stronger, better country than the one that existed eight years ago.