Donald Trump has suggested it is too early to say he will be the Republcian candidate for November presidential election
Despite his second and big victory in the South Carolina primary on Saturday, the party’s frontrunner in the White House race rejected the idea that the nomination is his to lose.
He told CBS Face The Nation: ‘I don’t want to say it’s mine’ as he admitted he stil faces tough competition.
Earlier this month, Mr Trump finished second to Texas senator Ted Cruz in the first contest in Iowa, and then won in the New Hampshire
His latest victory yesterday gave the billioniare property tycoon momentum which he will look to build on going into the next contest in Nevada on Tuesday.
That will be followed a week later by Super Tuesday, when more than a dosen states vote.
In South Carolina, Mr Trump picked up 32.5% while Florida senator Marco Rubio was second on 22.5% with Mr Ted Cruz just behind on 22.3%
Meanwhile, the younger brother of the former president George W. Bush, Mr Jeb Bush has quit the presidential race. He has not done well at all judging from the fact that his family is another American political dynasty, after the Kennedys.
Meanwhile for the Democrats, HillaryClinton won Saturday’s Nevada caucuses with 52.6% of the vote to Bernie Sanders 47.4% as the rivals prepare for the next contest in South Carolina on Staurday.
Mrs Clinton said she understands that independent voters in particular have questions about whether they can trust her.
She told CNN’s State Of The Union that voters have an underlying question…… is she in it for us or is she in it for herself.
She added: “that’s a question that people are trying to sort through…… I know that I have to make my case”.