Donald Trump Gloats: 'Today We, Together, Won The Republican Nomination For President!'

  • by: Alan Duke

Donald Trump gloated via Twitter and Instagram about passing the magic 1,237 delegate mark, making him the presumptive GOP presidential nomination.

"Today we, together, won the Republican Nomination for President!" Trump said in a tweet that linked to an Instagram video.

The video was a montage of the naysayers -- including President Obama and Mitt Romney -- who doubted he could win the GOP nomination. It then went to breaking news alerts from Thursday, May 26, 2016 announcing he had won.

Today we, together, won the Republican Nomination for President! #Trump2016 #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

A video posted by Donald J. Trump (@realdonaldtrump) on


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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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