Source: News Bharati English20 Jul 2016 20:24:49
New York, July 20: Donald Trump bagged the Republican nomination for the US President following a state-by-state vote at the Party Convention. After repressing 16 party rivals, Trump aquired the party's 2016 nominations for the White House. He won 1,237 delegates which were majority of delegates, needed to contest the US Presidential elections.
On an image of the nominee that was beamed with the help of live via satellite link from Trump Tower in New York City, Trump said, “I am so proud to be your nominee for president of the United States, with your vote today, this stage of the presidential process has come to a close. Together we have received historic results, with the largest vote total in the history of the Republican Party. This is a movement and we have to go all the way.”
On his win, his rival candidate Hillary Clinton responded saying, “"Donald Trump just became the Republican nominee. Chip in now to make sure he never steps foot in the Oval Office.”
Trump's campaign is amid controversy over his rhetoric on Muslims, Hispanics, illegal immigration and trade, alarming many in the Republican establishment. Party officials are hoping to use the four-day convention which began on Monday to work on his further proceedings and putting him forward as a creator of employment. They are also working upon him as a strong hand to combat security threats at home and abroad.
Donald Trump tweeted, “Such a great honor to be the Republican Nominee for President of the United States. I will work hard and never let you down! AMERICA FIRST. In November, I think the people of Ohio will remember that the Republicans picked Cleveland instead of going to another state, Jobs!”