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Trump reacts after successful South Carolina major

Former president Donald Trump has defeated Nikki Haley within the South Carolina GOP major.

The former president’s win was initially projected at 7pm on Saturday evening as polls closed.

Mr Trump secured the anticipated victory over Ms Haley in her house state, the place she served as governor from 2011 to 2017. This marks one more defeat for former UN Ambassador Haley, who has vowed to proceed combating Mr Trump regardless of her many major losses.

Ms Haley stayed resolute going into Saturday’s race, even after shedding to the “none of these candidates” field listed on Nevada poll papers earlier this month.

Meanwhile, Mr Trump in contrast migrants to Hannibal Lecter as he claimed that they’re coming from “insane asylums” throughout his nearly 90-minute meandering and ominous speech on the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.

The former president was talking about his anti-Biden messaging efforts on Saturday, saying that “migrant crime” is a “new category of crime”.


Ramaswamy and Kristi Noem tie in CPAC vp straw ballot; Nikki Haley and JD Vance get lifeless final

As if Saturday couldn’t be any extra brutal for Nikki Haley as she misplaced the presidential major in her house state of South Carolina, the ultimate day of the Conservative Political Action Conference confirmed motion conservatives don’t need her to be Donald Trump’s operating mate.

CPAC closed by exhibiting the ultimate outcomes of the CPAC straw ballot, which the previous Trump adviser stated can be to find out who would “ride shotgun” with Mr Trump.

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, who spoke on the convention on Friday, tied with former presidential candidate and businessman Vivek Ramaswamy, who headlined CPAC’s Reagan Dinner on Friday and spoke once more on Saturday after Mr Trump, at 15 per cent every.

Former congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, who has touted her exit from the Democratic Party and spoke on Friday, acquired second place, with 9 per cent of attendees at CPAC supporting her to grow to be Mr Trump’s operating mate.

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, a former presidential candidate who has since endorsed Mr Trump, and House Republican Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik, the moderate-turned-MAGA New Yorker, each clocked in at 8 per cent.

But Ms Haley, who spoke at CPAC final yr however served because the butt of jokes by many on the convention, solely gained 2 per cent of the vote, tying her with Ohio Senator JD Vance, who spoke for a sitdown interview at CPAC this yr.

McLaughlin & Associates, which serves as Mr Trump’s pollsters, ran the survey, which supplies the survey an imprimatur of Trump help, even when it’s not precisely scientific.

Eric Garcia25 February 2024 01:27


Trump reacts after successful South Carolina major

Trump reacts after successful South Carolina major

Julia Saqui25 February 2024 01:23


South Carolina Republican Party Chair Drew McKissick booed by Trump crowd

Gustaf Kilander25 February 2024 01:20


Nikki Haley is ready to talk to see extra numbers are available as she’s at the moment down by 59.4 to 40 per cent with 30 per cent of the vote counted, CNN report.

Gustaf. Kilander25 February 2024 01:16


Trump previews 2024 Biden assaults in rambling 90-minute CPAC speech that veered from menace to slapstick

Former president Donald Trump previewed his assaults towards President Joe Biden within the 2024 election when he spoke on the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday afternoon in a meandering speech that toggled between mocking his opponent and telling rambling anecdotes.

Mr Trump made the tackle on the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on the day of the South Carolina major, the place he’s anticipated to overwhelmingly defeat the state’s former governor Nikki Haley.

The twice-impeached-four-times indicted former president served as the principle attraction for the fiftieth annual gathering of conservatives the place he made his political debut in 2011. The convention’s executives – married couple Matt and Mercedes Schlapp – have successfully was a celebration of Mr Trump above all else.

Mr Trump confirmed up nearly an hour late to the convention and delivered a 90-minute speech whereby he veered between providing his plans for political retribution and a crackdown on immigrants on one hand and mocking Mr Biden and the media on the opposite.

Seemingly conscious of the actual fact the press would criticise his penchant for long-winded tales – together with darting between his interactions with the Mexican authorities, to his visiting Iraq – he seemed to swat them down. “They’ll say, ‘he rambled,’ nobody can ramble like this,” he stated. “They’ll say ‘he rambled. He’s cognitively impaired.’ Not it’s really the opposite. It’s total genius.

“You know that it is these fakers up there, ‘he rambled on endlessly, telling these horrible and very boring stories’ – no, they’re very informative stories, they’re very important stories actually. And no, there is no cognitive problem – if there was I’d know about it.”

Eric Garcia25 February 2024 01:00


‘Haley’s supporters proper now wouldn’t vote for’ Trump

Gustaf Kilander25 February 2024 00:52


Wyoming begins deciding on presidential delegates Saturday. But there’s not a statewide election

Although the South Carolina major has been the focus of the GOP presidential nomination battle for a lot of the final month, it’s not the one contest on Saturday the place Republicans might be voting for a presidential candidate or the place all-important delegates might be at stake.

More than 1,800 miles away, state GOP officers in Wyoming will meet to start awarding the primary of the state’s 29 delegates to the Republican National Convention this summer season, however the contest gained’t a lot resemble the South Carolina major or another presidential contests held to date this yr.

Like a handful of different states, Wyoming doesn’t maintain presidential major elections the place voters head to the polls or forged ballots by mail.

Instead, each state events use what’s generally known as a “caucus-convention” system, which is a multi-step course of that begins with native conferences (normally on the precinct degree), then strikes to mid-level conferences normally on the county or district degree (or generally each) after which culminates with the state occasion conference.

At every degree, members elect representatives to attend the occasion on the subsequent degree till lastly, someplace alongside the way in which, delegates to the nationwide occasion conference are awarded to candidates and people are chosen to fill these positions. The total course of can final a number of months.

Robert Yoon25 February 2024 00:45


VIDEO: Trump projected winner in South Carolina GOP major

Live Results: Trump projected winner in South Carolina GOP major

Gustaf Kilander25 February 2024 00:37


CPAC celebrates the Alabama IVF ruling – whereas Trump and Republicans distance themselves

On Friday night, throughout the Reagan Dinner, Bishop Joseph Strickland, the previous bishop of Tyler, Texas addressed the subject Republican elected officers have hoped to keep away from: the Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling that frozen embryos could possibly be thought of kids beneath state regulation, saying that conservatives wanted to information Republicans politicians to help the “sanctity of life.”

“This decision by Alabama’s court was correct according to our Catholic faith,” he stated addressing the conservative devoted and donors after an public sale that included promoting off portaits of Donald Trump and Jesus Christ and earlier than a speech by failed presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy.

Bishop Strickland, whom Pope Francis relieved final yr from his place, known as upon conservative activists to push Republican elected officers to face steadfast behind the Alabama court docket ruling.

“We must help them understand the intricacies of what science has done, in playing God and having children, embryos, embryonic children frozen and too easily disposed,” he stated.

Earlier this week, the Alabama Supreme Court made the choice as a part of a wrongful dying lawsuit that three {couples} introduced after that they had frozen embryos destroyed in an accident at a clinic.

Eric Garcia25 February 2024 00:30


‘I’m campaigning on daily basis till the final individual votes’

Earlier this week, Ms Haley spoke at Clemson University about her plans to stay within the presidential race.

“South Carolina will vote on Saturday,” she instructed viewers members. “But on Sunday, I’ll still be running for president. I’m not going anywhere. I’m campaigning every day until the last person votes.”

Meanwhile, Mr Trump and his allies are celebrating.

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster stated at Mr Trump’s victory occasion, “I would like you all to remember this moment that you were here”.

“This is a great moment in American history,” he continued. “We will probably never see another one like it. Every time a rocket launches. You know, it goes up slow and it is climbing and climbing and then boom, that next stage comes off and it goes well we just did that we just hit maximum velocity. Will we go on all the way.”

Mr Trump’s sequence of victories continues to solidify his prospects because the 2024 Republican Presidential candidate. The occasion will formally select their candidate on the Republican National Convention, to be held in July.

Katie Hawkinson25 February 2024 00:28