Trump’s 2 rivals for Republican party’s presidential nomination recently announced that they’ll now synchronize approaches against him.
Ted Cruz, the Texas Senator will cut the campaigning in New Mexico & Oregon primaries to aid John Kasich, while the former will give Cruz a “clear path” in Indiana.
Donald Trump remarked that his rivals were “totally desperate” & “mathematically dead.”
He’s an obvious lead in delegates but he may still fall short of 1,237 delegates that he needed to win outright.
If he doesn’t reach the objective, the vote will go to a contested convention – where different nominee may emerge through discussions among the party figures.
Currently Mr. Trump has 845 delegates, Mr. Kasich 148 and Mr. Cruz 559. Ted Cruz and John Kasich have declared their move in the near-simultaneous statements.
Jeff Roe, Cruz’s campaign manager, said, “Having Trump at the top of the ticket in Nov. would be a sure disaster for the Republicans. Not only would Donald Trump get blown out by Clinton or Sanders, but having him as nominee would set the party back a generation.”
John Weaver, who is John Kasich’s strategist, stated in a statement that released on Team Kasich site: “Our goal’s to have an open convention in Cleveland, where we’re confident a candidate capable of uniting the party & winning in Nov. will emerge as the nominee.”
Donald Trump’s 1st reaction was to tweet, condemning his opponents as “totally desperate”.
Later Trump stated that it was “sad that 2 grown politicians have to collude.”
“Collusion is often illegal in many other industries & yet these 2 Washington insiders have had to revert to collusion in order to stay alive,” added Trump.
Donald Trump also complained of “rigged” party electoral process, adding: “This horrible act of desperation, from 2 campaigns who’ve totally failed, makes me even more determined, for good of the Republican Party and our country, to prevail!”