Trump glides to victory in Super Tuesday GOP primaries

President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign slams Facebook after thousands of ads blocked by platform's pre-election blackout Mnuchin says he learned of Pelosi's letter to him about stimulus talks 'in the press' Harris to travel to Texas Friday after polls show tie between Trump, Biden MORE coasted to a series of primary victories on Super Tuesday, easily winning the GOP contests held across the country as most of the nation monitored the Democratic results.

As results continued to filter in, Trump was promptly declared the winner of Alabama, Vermont, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Maine and Tennessee, among other states. He was expected to win each of the states in the Midwest and along the west coast once voting closed later in the evening.

Trump tweeted out several graphics thanking voters in each of the states as he was declared the winner.


The president held a campaign rally in North Carolina on Monday, choosing to spend the night before Super Tuesday in what will likely be a swing state come November.

Trump is running essentially unopposed to be the GOP nominee. Former Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshSacha Baron Cohen pens op-ed on the dangers of conspiracy theories Sunday shows preview: Protests continue over shooting of Blake; coronavirus legislation talks remain at impasse Republicans officially renominate Trump for president MORE (R-Ill.) suspended his campaign after a poor showing in Iowa. Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldRalph Gants, chief justice of Massachusetts supreme court, dies at 65 The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden visits Kenosha | Trump's double-voting suggestion draws fire | Facebook clamps down on election ads Biden picks up endorsements from nearly 100 Republicans MORE is still running a bare bones challenge to the incumbent.

Trump has glided to primary wins in each of the states thus far while facing minimal opposition. Arizona, Kansas, Nevada and South Carolina each canceled their Republican primaries or caucuses as party leaders sought to clear the president's path to winning reelection.

Still, the Trump campaign has pointed to strong turnout among GOP primary voters as evidence the president's support remains strong headed into November.

With his own path to being the nominee unimpeded, Trump has turned to weighing in repeatedly on the Democratic nominating contest. He has repeatedly suggested the process is being "rigged" against Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Election night could be a bit messy The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Trump, Biden blitz battleground states Oct. 29: Where Trump and Biden will be campaigning MORE (I-Vt.) in an effort to stir up divisions within the party.

Trump said earlier in the day he did not care whether he ultimately faced Sanders or former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHarris to travel to Texas Friday after polls show tie between Trump, Biden Florida heat sends a dozen Trump rally attendees to hospital Harris more often the target of online misinformation than Pence: report MORE in November, but indicated he would have his eye on the Democratic returns as they help determine his likely opponent.

"It's going to be a very interesting evening of television," he said. "I think it's really going to be something."