6 in 10 Republicans say Trump likely nominee
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More than six in 10 Republican-leaning voters expect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpOn North Korea, give Trump some credit Exclusive: Bannon says Rosenstein could be fired 'very shortly' GOP dissidents on cusp of forcing immigration votes MORE to be the GOP presidential nominee, according to a new poll.

Sixty-four percent surveyed for the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll released Tuesday say that Trump is likeliest to be the GOP nominee, up 25 points from from November.

Meanwhile, just 12 percent say that rival Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzPoll: Cruz leads O'Rourke by 7 points Freedom Caucus bruised but unbowed in GOP primary fights Five races to watch in the Texas runoffs MORE is most likely to win the nomination, while 5 percent say Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRepublicans think Trump is losing trade war The Hill's 12:30 Report — Sponsored by Delta Air Lines — Trump meets South Korean leader as questions linger about summit with North Senators demand answers on Trump’s ZTE deal MORE is likeliest to be the nominee.

Trump is battling Cruz in Iowa, where the two are essentially tied in polls ahead of ballots being cast on Monday. Votes will be cast in New Hampshire Feb. 9.

The survey of GOP-leaning voters was conducted Jan. 21–24 via landlines and cellphones with a margin of error of 5.5 points.