The Democrat had gone into the final stretch of the presidential election with all signs pointing to a landslide victory.
But while the first female US candidate won the popular vote, Mr Trump managed to pull around a defiant win and send a political shockwave around the world.
Her decision not to make a concession speech that night caused criticism from all sides after she hit out at Trump’s claims he would accept the results of the election – but only if he won.
A new book has revealed the behind the scenes conversation of the former presidential favourite
Now a new book has revealed the behind the scenes conversation of the former presidential favourite amid her fall from grace.
The expose ”Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign" claims Mrs Clinton was ready to gloss over her opponents criticisms on the night of the election.
I just want to concede gracefully…and get off the stage
At the time she said: “Look, I really just want to concede gracefully, wish him the best, thank everybody, and get off the stage.
“This is not a moment for me to do more than that".
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Mr Trump managed to pull around a defiant win and send a political shockwave around the world
Chief strategist Jake Sullivan replied: “Everything you said, we’re going to do in the speech.
"But you have been saying for many months that he’s temperamentally unfit and that he would be dangerous, and if you meant it, you should say it.
"And you made a case that all these people’s rights and safety are in danger— if you meant that, you should say it.”
But Mrs Clinton claimed criticising the man who would be president was not her "job anymore."
Mrs Clinton waited until the following day to concede defeat
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The book claimed Mrs Clinton said: “Other people will criticise him. That’s their job.
“I have done it. I just lost, and that is that.
“That was my last race.”
It comes after claims Mrs Clinton issued a grovelling apology to Barack Obama after "letting the country down" by succumbing to a humiliating defeat at the hands of Mr Trump.
Clinton told her chief strategist criticising Donald Trump wasn’t her 'job anymore'
The Presidential hopeful said "Mr President, I'm sorry" in a private phone call to Mr Obama shortly after conceding the election, according to the tell-all book.
She then called Mr Trump to congratulate him and declare her support “of the country’s success – and that means your success”.