Nikki Haley’s 2024 hopes fade as Trump wins big on her home turf

Haley is likely to face increased pressure to exit the race and questions about whether her impressive slate of donors will continue funding a longshot bid

Donald Trump’s victory was called immediately after polls closed and solidified his path to the Republican nomination. Picture: Getty

Donald Trump won the Republican presidential primary in South Carolina on Saturday, delivering a blow to rival Nikki Haley in her home state as the former president continues his sweep of the 2024 nominating contests.

Trump’s victory, called immediately after polls closed, solidified his path to the Republican nomination. He has sought to quickly wrap up the primary race as he faces a flurry of legal troubles and pivot to a rematch with President Joe ...