Efforts to derail Donald Trump's march to the Republican presidential nomination could take a massive hit in the upcoming GOP primary in Indiana, according to the results of a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. The poll found that 49 percent of likely Indiana Republican primary voters support Trump.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced his support for Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., on Friday, just days before the potentially pivotal Republican presidential primary in the Hoosier State. Pence praised Cruz for his dedication to advocating for the agenda of former President Ronald Reagan.
Violence outside of a Donald Trump rally in Costa Mesa, California, on Thursday has led to the arrest of approximately 20 people. Hundreds of anti-Trump protesters blocked traffic on the streets outside an Orange Country amphitheater as the real estate tycoon held a rally for more than 30,000 supporters inside.
In an effort to regain momentum in the Republican presidential race, Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., announced his choice of former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina as his vice president on Wednesday. Fiorina, who suspended her own campaign for president in February, endorsed Cruz in the GOP race in early March.
President Barack Obama will travel to Flint, Michigan, next week to hear from residents about the drinking water crisis, the White House revealed on Wednesday.
Presidential frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both took big steps toward securing their respective parties' nominations in the primaries held on Tuesday. Trump was victorious in all five Republican primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island, while Clinton won four of the five Democratic contests.
Real estate tycoon Donald Trump has dismissed his Republican rivals' efforts to deny him the delegates needed to secure the GOP presidential nomination. In a post on Twitter on Tuesday, Trump claimed that the agreement between Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., and Ohio Governor John Kasich is "almost dead."