Trump glides to victory in Super Tuesday GOP primaries

President TrumpDonald John TrumpJustice says it will recommend Trump veto FISA bill Fauci: Nominating conventions may be able to go on as planned Poll: Biden leads Trump by 11 points nationally 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 WalshABC's Whoopi Goldberg to headline Biden fundraiser with Sen. Tammy Duckworth Trump shares video of protesters confronting reporter: 'FAKE NEWS IS NOT ESSENTIAL' Trump mocks Amash over White House bid MORE (R-Ill.) suspended his campaign after a poor showing in Iowa. Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldThe Hill's Campaign Report: Amash moves toward Libertarian presidential bid Libertarians view Amash as potential 2020 game changer for party Trump becomes presumptive GOP nominee after sweeping primaries 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 SandersProgressives raise alarm over letting lobbying groups access PPP funds Loeffler runs ad tying Doug Collins to Pelosi, Sanders, Biden Hillicon Valley: Tech companies lead way on WFH forever | States and counties plead for cybersecurity assistance | Trump weighing anti-conservative bias panel 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 BidenProsecutor investigating whether Tara Reade gave false testimony as expert witness Poll: Biden leads Trump by 11 points nationally George Floyd's sister says Minneapolis officers should be charged with murder 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."