Worthy Christian News » U.S. Politics » Trump declares himself ‘presumptive nominee’ after Northeast sweep
(Worthy News) - Donald Trump steamrolled the GOP field and swept all five Northeast primaries Tuesday night, putting even more distance between himself and his competitors for the party’s presidential nomination as he tries to win enough delegates to avoid a divisive convention fight.
Networks called races in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Connecticut just after polls closed, citing exit polling that showed Mr. Trump with insurmountable leads among primary voters. Networks also called Rhode Island and Delaware for Mr. Trump around 8:30, citing early returns.
Returns showed Mr. Trump winning above 50 percent in all five states and crossing the 60 percent mark in several — finally scoring the kinds of margins a dominant candidate should be posting at this stage of the race. [ ... Read More (Source) ]