Trump says South Carolina is a ‘bigger win than we anticipated,’ looks forward to saying ‘Joe, you’re fired’

Former President Trump on Saturday night touted his “bigger-than-expected victory” in South Carolina’s Republican primary and said he looks forward to looking at President Biden in November and saying, “Joe, you’re fired.” He said there was.

A primary election for the former president and the 2024 Republican front-runner was called shortly after polls closed Saturday night.

“This is really amazing. It’s a little bit faster than we expected and an even bigger victory than we expected,” Trump said. “Then I was informed that I had received twice as many votes as I had ever received in the great state of South Carolina.”

Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley and former President Donald Trump. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

President Trump then began emphasizing the “horror” of “millions of people crossing the border illegally.”

“We don’t know where they’re coming from. They’re coming from prison, they’re coming from prison. They’re coming from everywhere,” Trump said. “We’re not going to stand for that. Terrorists are coming in.”

President Trump vowed to “make things right.”

“The border is the worst ever,” he said. “We’ll fix it. We’ll fix it right away.”

He added: “Our country will be respected again. More respected than ever before.”

Trump also predicted that he would win the general election in November.

“We come here on Nov. 5, we see Joe Biden, he’s going to destroy our country, and we say, ‘Joe, get out, Joe, you’re fired.’ I will,” President Trump said. “Joe, you Destroy our country. ”

He added: “And we will. We wish we could have done it sooner. Nine months is a long time. We wish we could have done it sooner.”

“I’ve never seen the Republican Party as united as it is now. It’s never been like this,” President Trump said.

Trump was joined on stage by his family and his wife, former first lady Melania Trump. sons, Barron, Donald Jr., and Eric; his daughters Ivanka and Tiffany; his sons-in-law Jared Kushner and Michael Boulos; his daughter-in-law Lara Trump; and Donald Trump Jr.’s fiancée, Kimberly Guilfoyle.

President Trump was joined on stage by South Carolina Republican senators Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham, who are rumored to be running mates.

President Trump described Scott R.C. as a “dynamo,” a “great, great advocate,” and a “very special person.”

Scott declared South Carolina “Trump country,” and Graham said Trump was “the best person to be president of the United States.”

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster also joined the former president on stage.

The former president also sent a shoutout to North Carolina Republican Party Chairman Michael Whatley. President Trump nominated Whatley to become chairman of the Republican National Committee.

“We have given him support, and it looks to me that he intends to go forward with the national Republican Party as leader,” Trump said, adding, “We intend to work with Mr. Lara.” . [Trump]” and said, “I might put Kellyanne down.” [Conway] Even in groups. ”

“We like Kellyanne,” President Trump said of Kellyanne, a former senior adviser and 2020 campaign manager.

Meanwhile, Mr. Trump is looking ahead, pointing to next week’s Michigan primary and predicting victory, saying, “The auto workers were sold to this country, so they’re going to cooperate with us 100 percent.”

“We have Super Tuesday and there’s going to be a lot more to come,” he said.

“Ours is a failed nation, but we won’t be a nation for long,” he said. “We are not going to allow something like this to happen. We love our country. We love it with all our hearts. We are going to fight for our country. We’re going to fight for our rights. We’re not going to tolerate this.” That’s not sustainable as a country, so please continue. ”

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

Trump’s victory over the former U.N. ambassador and former two-term South Carolina governor was quickly sealed on Saturday. nikki haley The victory in her home state moves the former president one step closer to winning the 2024 Republican nomination.

Trump already has three times as many delegates as Haley, and will pick up up to 50 more tonight, according to the Fox News Decision Desk. Haley was unable to turn the hometown advantage into a victory. She told supporters this week that she had no intention of withdrawing from the race.



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