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Trump ‘really not thinking about’ Haley after South Carolina victory, says he’s focused on beating Biden

Exclusive: Former President Trump said Saturday night that he’s not sure Nikki Haley, who won the Republican primary again, is “really in the race” and hopes to defeat President Biden in the November general election. told FOX News Digital.

The Fox News Decision Desk declared Trump the winner of South Carolina’s Republican primary shortly after voting closed Saturday night. Trump defeated former two-term South Carolina governor Nikki Haley in his home state of South Carolina, moving him one step closer to winning the 2024 Republican nomination.

Trump touted his victory in an exclusive interview with Fox News Digital on Saturday night.

Former US presidential candidate and 2024 presidential hopeful Donald Trump smiles at the Election Night Watch Party in Columbia, South Carolina. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images)

President Trump told Fox News: “I’m honored that we got the largest vote in the history of our state. I’m with Sen. Lindsey Graham right now, and he just said we got twice as many votes. “We broke the previous record,” he said. Digital. “So this is a great tribute to all of our people and to Making America Great Again.”

Asked if he wanted Nikki Haley to withdraw from the race, Trump told Fox News Digital: “I don’t really think about it…I don’t think about it.”

“I really think we have to beat Joe Biden,” he told Fox News Digital. “I have no idea if she’s in the race at all, because I’ve set records in every state. I don’t know if she’s really in the race.”

Haley says she plans to remain in the race for the Republican nomination at least until Super Tuesday

Republican presidential candidate and former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at a campaign event in Beaufort, South Carolina, Wednesday, February 21, 2024. (AP Photo/Meg Kinard)

Trump won the Iowa caucuses, won an overwhelming victory in New Hampshire, swept the Nevada and U.S. Virgin Islands caucuses, and won South Carolina in a bigger-than-expected “huge victory.”

“I am very honored to be elected,” he said. “We’re setting records in every state.”

Meanwhile, Haley said she plans to remain in the race for the Republican nomination after suffering yet another loss.

Trump looks forward to taking to the stage in South Carolina after the voting ends and being declared the winner and saying “Joe, you’re fired” after defeating Joe Biden in November. he said.

President Trump added that Election Day, Nov. 5, “will probably be the most important day in the history of our country.”

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