Sen. Ted Cruz’s decision to drop out, followed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday, leaves Trump the task of rallying those who initially found him wanting. A Fox News survey in April of likely California Republican voters reported 22 percent supporting Cruz and 20 percent supporting Kasich.
With his decisive victory in Tuesday’s Indiana’s Republican primary and the withdrawal of his last two rivals, Donald Trump seems certain to secure his party’s presidential nomination. The question is can he unify a fractured GOP?
Gov. John Kasich tweeted a Star Wars themed video early Wednesday making five predictions about a Hillary Clinton presidency and calling himself the only hope to stop it. In a few hours, he will drop out of the race for the presidency.
U.S. Justice Department officials Wednesday notified NC Gov. Pat McCrory that House Bill 2 violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act. The department gave state officials until Monday to address the situation “by confirming that the State will not comply with or implement HB2.”
On Tuesday night, Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, sent out a tweet basically calling for unity in the party. But some Republicans shot back with their own tweets: Over our dead bodies.
Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party's presumptive nominee and launching him toward a likely fall battle with Hillary Clinton. Some reluctant Republicans began to rally around Trump, but others agonized over their party's future.
Hillary Clinton is looking confidently ahead to the general election, but taking nothing for granted as California's mega-primary approaches, reaching out to Hispanic and black voters in the hope of waging a final knockout against rival Bernie Sanders.
The Wisconsin state Senate's top Republican called Wednesday for the party to back Donald Trump, saying nothing is going to stop him from being the GOP presidential nominee and he could generate conservative turnout in November that could boost down-ticket Republicans.