Donald Trump declared winner of N.Y. Republican primary

NEW YORK (NEWS10) – Donald Trump spoke at Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue after his primary win Tuesday.

Trump was declared the winner of the New York Republican presidential primary on Tuesday. Media had gathered at Trump Tower for a preplanned rally that took place once the polls closed.

Trump addressed the media for about 15 minutes. He took to the podium with about 400 friends and family behind him.

He thanked them by saying his campaign is close to 70 percent, and he will get more delegates than projected.

Trump then began making campaign promises, including keeping jobs in America and making the military stronger. He also said he would take care of veteran.

Trump said one of the biggest problems in the U.S. is the economy and jobs. He also said he would get rid of Obamacare.

Then he thanked New York and addressed the elections.

“Nice as a New Yorker to get a victory like this and more delegates than anyone thought in their wildest imagination,” he said.

Trump had been making his way across New York looking for support. Monday night was his final New York stop in Buffalo where the Bills head coach gave him an introduction.

On April 11, he addressed a crowd of more than 11,000 people at the Times Union Center in Albany.

After Tuesday night’s event, Trump is off to the Indiana State Fairgrounds for a 3 p.m. event on Wednesday. Then he’ll be in Maryland by 7 p.m.

 

 

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