Trump lays claim to Republican nomination after victories in five states

The wins put the anti-Trump movement in jeopardy with just one card left to play

27th April, 2016
Donald Trump

The Republican front-runner's case for the nomination was boosted with larger-than-expected blowout victories in five Northeastern states on Tuesday, raising his total state wins to to 27, including most of the East Coast and much of the South. Ted Cruz, his chief rival, is pouring his energies into Indiana in the hope that voters there give him a victory and keep his White House hopes alive.

Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton claimed victory in four of the five...

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