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Donald Trump wins the Missouri, Michigan and Idaho caucuses and moves closer to candidacy

He isamerican president donald trump (2017-2021) was proclaimed the winner of the Republican caucuses held this Saturday in the states of Idaho, Missouri and Michigan, according to the first projections published by media outlets such as NBC News and CNN.

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Trump thus defeated the former governor of South Carolina, Nikki Haley, and continues his series of victories on his way to being named the Republican candidate who will compete in November’s presidential elections.

The former president thus arrives even stronger for ‘Super Tuesday’, which will take place on March 5th, a key event in the presidential race, in which 16 states will hold primary elections.

Until now, Trump managed to win all the primaries and caucuses that the Republican Party held in states like Iowa, South Carolina or Nevada.

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Each of these internal processes is assigned a proportional number of delegates, who will nominate a candidate in July, at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee.

In total, there are 2,429 delegates available and a candidate must win at least 1,215 to secure the nomination.

For now, Trump accumulated 244according to The Washington Post’s count updated today, while Haley has 24.

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Despite this, the former representative of United States before the UN He remains in the race and, for now, will continue in it next Tuesday, where a total of 874 delegates are at stake.

The Idaho conventions distributed 32 delegates today; Missourians 54; while in Michigan the second part of the process was carried out and 39 were distributed through a state party convention, after another 16 were distributed last Tuesday at conventions in which citizens participated.

Because the state’s primary election date violates Republican Party rules, Michigan splits its process into two – a caucus and a convention – yet another quirk of the complex and long primary calendar in U.S.

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With these new victories, everything seems to indicate that nothing can stop the former president, not even all the pending cases he has in court, including four criminal cases for crimes such as attempted electoral invalidation, bribery and retention of confidential documents or his participation in the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

If everything goes as it has so far and Republican supporters continue to support him, on November 5th he will face the president at the polls. Joe Bidenpredictable Democratic candidate.

Source: Elcomercio

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