Billionaire reality TV star Donald Trump collected his third straight victory in Nevada Tuesday night, cementing his position as the Republican presidential frontrunner with a lead that could soon be unbeatable.
The real estate mogul may not have full support his own party, but he has managed to win three of the four early voting states — a fact that he did not forget to mention during his energetic and expectedly unhinged victory speech right after the caucuses.
“Of course, if you listened to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much. And now we're winning, winning, winning the country,” Trump told the excited crowd, claiming he might not even need two more months in order to win. “And soon, the country is going to start winning, winning, winning!”
He also taunted his Republican rivals, boasting his high numbers in states like Ted Cruz’s home state of Texas, Marco Rubio’s home turf of Florida and Gov. John Kasich’s state of Ohio.
“Tonight, we had 45, 46 percent (votes),” the White House hopeful announced. “Tomorrow you’ll be hearing, you know if they could just take the other candidates and add ’em up, because if you could add ’em, because you know the other candidates amount to 55 percent. They keep forgetting that when people drop out, we’re going to get a lot of votes.”
Although most of his victory speech was spent mocking the GOP’s inability to stop him, Trump also took time out to thank everyone who came out to support him.
“We won the evangelicals,” he said. “We won with young, we won with old, we won with highly educated, we won with poorly educated — I love the poorly educated. We're the smartest people, we're the most loyal people.”
Watch Donald Trump’s speech in the video above.
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