Trump sweeps through mini-Super Tuesday primaries

Trump sweeps through mini-Super Tuesday primaries
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpSessions accepts 'Fox News Sunday' invitation to debate, Tuberville declines Priest among those police cleared from St. John's Church patio for Trump visit Trump criticizes CNN on split-screen audio of Rose Garden address, protesters clashing with police MORE is set to sweep through the six state primaries held on Tuesday as he continues his easy march to the GOP presidential nomination this summer.

As results filtered in, Trump glided through primary races in Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and is anticipated to easily dispatch his minimal competition to take Idaho, North Dakota and Washington state as well.

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


The president is virtually running unopposed in the race to win the Republican nomination. Former Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshBottom line ABC's Whoopi Goldberg to headline Biden fundraiser with Sen. Tammy Duckworth Trump shares video of protesters confronting reporter: 'FAKE NEWS IS NOT ESSENTIAL' MORE (R-Ill.) suspended his primary challenge after a poor showing in Iowa, and former Massachusetts Gov. William WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldVermont governor, running for reelection, won't campaign or raise money The Hill's Campaign Report: Amash moves toward Libertarian presidential bid Libertarians view Amash as potential 2020 game changer for party MORE is barely scraping along in his long-shot primary bid. 

Trump has skated to primary wins in each of the states to vote thus far. Arizona, Kansas, Nevada and South Carolina all scrapped their Republican primaries or caucuses as party officials tried to clear the president’s lane to the nomination.

Still, Trump’s campaign has boasted of what it says are its strong chances for the president’s reelection, saying in a statement Tuesday Trump is “on an unstoppable drive toward re-election.”

Trump has taken to repeatedly weighing in on the Democratic primary, which has morphed into a two-man race between former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPresidents and 'presidents' Biden to blast Trump's church photo op in Philadelphia speech Rudy Giuliani calls on Cuomo to remove Bill de Blasio MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFive things to watch in Tuesday's primaries Nina Turner responds to Cornel West's remarks about George Floyd COVID-19 pandemic will shrink economy by trillion in next decade: CBO MORE (I-Vt.). The president and his political and media allies have repeatedly claimed that Biden is not mentally fit for the presidency while simultaneously bashing Sanders’s progressive policies and asserting that the Democratic establishment is conspiring against him.