Seth Meyers praises Clinton's "historic" primary victory: "A breakthrough for women and girls everywhere"

Meyers gives credit where credit is due on "Late Night" as Clinton clinches the Democratic presidential nomination

By Brendan Gauthier

Published June 9, 2016 2:00PM (EDT)

"Late Night" host Seth Meyers last night took a "Closer Look" at presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's clinching said nomination.

"Hillary Clinton won four of the six contests [Tuesday] night," Meyers explained, "and secured a majority of pledged delegates, winning at least three million more votes than Bernie Sanders in becoming the Democrat's presumptive nominee for president."

"Let's take a moment to acknowledge how truly historic this is. A woman has never before been the presidential nominee of a major party in this country," he continued. "Regardless of who you support or how you feel about Hillary Clinton, it's a remarkable feat and a breakthrough for women and girls everywhere."

Watch the full segment below:


Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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