Latest Donald Trump News

Michigan primary: What to watch as 2024 campaign shifts to the first big swing state

Feb. 25, 2024 07:34 AM EST

Michigan's presidential primary on Tuesday will offer a serious test of President Joe Biden's ability to navigate dissent within the Democratic Party over his response to Israel's war with Hamas. The leading Republican in the White House race, former President Donald Trump, is looking for another...

California’s Senate primary could fell two prominent Democrats and elevate Republican Steve Garvey

Feb. 25, 2024 07:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s Senate race was expected to be a three-way Democratic prizefight, but the possibility of a record-low turnout is elevating the chances of Republican Steve Garvey, a former baseball star, and could derail the congressional careers of two prominent progressives. ...

Trump wins South Carolina, easily beating Haley in her home state and closing in on GOP nomination

Feb. 25, 2024 00:00 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump won South Carolina’s Republican primary on Saturday, easily beating former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley in her home state and further consolidating his path to a third straight GOP nomination. Trump has now swept every contest that counted for...

Here's how Trump won in South Carolina — and what it could mean for his chances in November

Feb. 24, 2024 23:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump won over South Carolina Republicans as the candidate who voters believe can win in November, keep the country safe and will stand up and fight for them as president. Trump cruised to victory in the South Carolina primary with the support of an almost...

Takeaways from South Carolina primary: Donald Trump's Republican home field advantage is everywhere

Feb. 24, 2024 23:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump trounced Nikki Haley on Saturday in the South Carolina primary, a victory that emphatically punctuated the depth and breadth of his support among Republican primary voters as he vanquished his lone remaining major opponent in her home state. Trump did...

Why AP called South Carolina for Trump: Race call explained

Feb. 24, 2024 22:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press declared Donald Trump the winner of the South Carolina primary as soon as polls closed on Saturday. The race call was based on a comprehensive survey of South Carolina Republican primary voters that showed him defeating Nikki Haley by wide margins in her...

Trump calls himself a 'proud political dissident' in CPAC speech

Feb. 24, 2024 19:36 PM EST

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump cast November's presidential election as “judgment day” and declared himself a “proud political dissident” during a speech before conservative activists outside of Washington Saturday as he again cloaked his campaign in religious...

Trump exchanges a close hug with Argentine President Javier Milei at conservative summit

Feb. 24, 2024 19:26 PM EST

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Javier Milei, the fiery, right-wing populist president of Argentina, gave Donald Trump on Saturday an ecstatic hug a day after meeting with Biden administration officials in Buenos Aires. Trump and Milei were the biggest speakers to wrap up the annual...

Who's running for president? See a rundown of the major 2024 candidates

Feb. 24, 2024 19:25 PM EST

Two major Republican candidates are left competing for their party's 2024 presidential nomination. Former President Donald Trump notched a commanding victory Saturday over former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley in South Carolina, where Haley previously served as governor. Trump also...

Why AP isn't using 'presumptive nominee' to describe Trump, Biden

Feb. 24, 2024 19:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — While President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have won every contest so far by large margins and are the overwhelming favorites to once again win their parties' nomination for a second term, they're not the “presumptive nominees” just yet. ...