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Former governor Larry Hogan publicizes run for Senate in Maryland
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump cruised to victory in GOP-organised caucuses within the US Virgin Islands and Nevada on Thursday, cementing his dominance within the race to safe the social gathering’s presidential nomination.
The former president ended the night in Nevada, the place his solely challenger was Texas pastor Ryan Binkley, with greater than 90 per cent of the vote, selecting up an extra 26 delegates.
Nikki Haley, who branded the Silver State’s caucus “a scam”, solely managed a second-place end in its major on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Larry Hogan, the previous Republican governor of the closely blue state of Maryland, has introduced he’s working for the US Senate, saying that he’ll “stand up to both parties” if elected.
Mr Trump endorsed a favorite candidate of the Republican institution in Montana’s Senate race as a substitute of the extra MAGA-friendly candidate on Friday afternoon.
Congressman Matt Rosendale, one of many eight Republicans who voted to oust Kevin McCarthy, introduced he’ll run for the Republican nomination for Senate in Montana to problem incumbent Democrat Jon Tester. But Mr Trump introduced that he would endorse Tim Sheehy, whom institution Republicans largely help, as a substitute of Mr Rosendale.
Tracking the 2024 Republican delegates
Delegates are people who characterize the vast majority of voters of their state or district. They will be social gathering leaders, activists, volunteers, legislators or different individuals who approve of the social gathering’s platform.
Each state is given a particular variety of Republican or Democratic delegates. This yr, Republicans have allotted 2,429 delegates. A candidate wants roughly 1,215 to safe a nomination.
How delegates are given to every candidate is determined by the state. Some states, like Iowa and New Hampshire, award delegates proportionally to the quantity of help they get. Other states, like Nevada, have a winner-take-all technique during which the candidate with essentially the most votes will get all of the delegates.
Former president Donald Trump is at the moment the Republican frontrunner with essentially the most quantity of delegates up to now. Former UN ambassador Nikki Haley is in second place.
Our map might be up to date because the outcomes of primaries or caucuses are available in. You can scroll over the states in crimson to see how delegates have been allotted to every candidate up to now.
Ariana Baio9 February 2024 21:00
Super Tuesday: When is it, which states are taking part and what number of delegates are at stake?
Super Tuesday, the largest day of the US presidential major season, arrives early subsequent month and guarantees to have a decisive if maybe considerably anticlimactic influence on the respective Republican and Democratic races.
All however considered one of his challengers have fallen away, leaving solely the well-funded however under-performing ex-UN ambassador Nikki Haley nonetheless swinging.
But even she might not make it to Super Tuesday (though she has promised she’s going to), as the following Republican major takes place in her house state of South Carolina and present polling signifies the Palmetto State’s former governor may very well be in for an additional trouncing on her house turf, an extra humiliation after she scored fewer votes than the “none of these candidates” field on Nevada poll papers.
“Is there any way we can call the election for next Tuesday?” a cocky Mr Trump gloated on stage in Las Vegas after that consequence.
“That’s all I want. I want to call the election for next Tuesday.”
However, if Ms Haley can one way or the other conjure a shock victory in both South Carolina on 24 February or Michigan on 27 February, will probably be sport on for Super Tuesday and we might discover ourselves with a really fascinating night certainly.
The Democratic contest is trying equally one-sided, with President Joe Biden seemingly nailed-on to be his social gathering’s candidate once more as he seeks a second time period within the White House, regardless of considerations about his superior age and constantly poor polling.
Joe Sommerlad9 February 2024 20:13
VIDEO: Former governor Larry Hogan publicizes run for Senate in Maryland
Former governor Larry Hogan publicizes run for Senate in Maryland
Gustaf Kilander9 February 2024 20:00
How Trump soured on Ronna McDaniel after seven years of loyalty
Here’s Gustaf Kilander on how the previous president’s friendship with the Republican National Committee chair lastly fell aside regardless of years of dogged lapdog obedience on her half.
Joe Sommerlad9 February 2024 19:00
Haley lays into Trump and Biden’s ages once more after disastrous evening in Nevada
Despite a disastrous consequence within the Nevada major this week the place she was overwhelmed by “None of these candidates” in a race during which Donald Trump didn’t take part, Nikki Haley continues to put into the previous president and present occupant of the Oval Office, Joe Biden, over their respective ages.
The former UN ambassador is focusing all of her power on her house state of South Carolina the place she served as governor for 2 phrases, and has vowed to remain within the race for the Republican Party presidential nomination even after Tuesday’s embarrassing final result within the Silver State.
Her marketing campaign pitch in opposition to each Trump and President Biden is that they’re each too previous to guide the nation, aged 77 and 81 respectively, and that it’s time for generational change.
Oliver O’Connell has this one.
Joe Sommerlad9 February 2024 18:00
Voices: Biden’s gaffes are a present to Trump – but it surely’s nonetheless not too late to eliminate him
For Independent Premium, Jon Sopel appears at every week of unforced errors from the president and studies that Democrats are nonetheless quietly hoping a alternative candidate will emerge to run in his place.
Joe Sommerlad9 February 2024 17:00
Trump needs election held subsequent week after Nevada win
A jubilant Donald Trump instructed a crowd of supporters in Las Vegas on Thursday evening that he needs the election held subsequent week after he claimed one other caucus victory in Nevada.
Appearing onstage on the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino he stated: “Is there any way we can call the election for next Tuesday? That’s all I want. I want to call the election for next Tuesday.”
The former president additionally gloated about rival Republican candidate Nikki Haley dropping to “none of these candidates” within the state’s major earlier within the week.
As we noticed earlier, Trump bought confused concerning the days of the week in his remarks, saying that the first was “last night” when it was truly on Tuesday.
“And last night, and you know what happened last night, none of the above,” he stated.
“I would like to congratulate none of the above. I was one of those none of ever aboves, and they won by 44 points.”
Joe Sommerlad9 February 2024 16:00
Haley calls lack of fees for Biden a ‘double standard’
Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley launched a press release concerning the particular counsel’s report on X yesterday, calling out what she felt was a double customary:
Here’s Eric Garcia, Andrew Feinberg and Alex Woodward to clarify why Biden was not charged for holding onto categorized paperwork however Trump was.
Joe Sommerlad9 February 2024 15:00
Biden comes out preventing after categorized paperwork report questions his reminiscence
An offended and animated President Joe Biden hit again at a Republican prosecutor’s declare that his reminiscence is defective in last-minute remarks to reporters on Thursday.
Earlier within the day, the Department of Justice launched a report by particular counsel Robert Hur, the previous Maryland US legal professional that legal professional basic Merrick Garland charged with probing how categorized paperwork ended up at Biden’s house in Delaware and former workplace in Washington.
Hur didn’t suggest that Biden face prison fees, citing what he described as important “mitigating factors” that led him to state that fees weren’t warranted and wouldn’t have been warranted even when Biden weren’t president and barred from being prosecuted by Department of Justice coverage.
More contentiously, the Republican prosecutor famous that Biden’s reminiscence concerning the paperwork was “significantly limited” throughout his interviews with investigators and included particulars within the report about Biden’s presentation throughout interviews that appeared tailored to suit claims by former president Donald Trump and his allies that the president isn’t mentally competent.
At one level, he claimed that Biden didn’t bear in mind what yr his late son, Beau Biden, had died from mind most cancers, and he described a part of an interview during which the president, in his telling, had bother holding monitor of the years throughout which he served as vp.
Responding, the president was having none of it.
Here’s Andrew Feinberg’s report.
Joe Sommerlad9 February 2024 14:00
So Long, Marianne: Williamson suspends presidential marketing campaign
The self-help guru has introduced she is ending her long-shot run to unseat Joe Biden from the Democratic nomination, which comes as not an enormous shock after she was solely capable of chalk up two lacklustre major performances at nice expense.
Here she is signing out in sometimes idiosyncratic style.
Here’s extra on her exit.
Joe Sommerlad9 February 2024 13:00