Home PoliticsAmerica Trump Wins New Hampshire

In the New Hampshire primary, former President Donald Trump secured a significant victory over former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, solidifying his position in the 2024 Republican nomination race. The Associated Press declared Trump the winner with a 54% to 45% lead over Haley. Despite this, Haley, in her runner-up speech, claimed the right to continue, emphasizing that they had a long way to go, and New Hampshire was just the beginning. Trump’s triumph in New Hampshire followed his substantial win in the Iowa caucuses, forcing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, the distant second in Iowa, to withdraw and endorse Trump.

Haley’s strategy of focusing on New Hampshire as a battleground state with independent and moderate Republican voters had been a key part of her plan. As the field of Republican rivals kept Trump below 50% in New Hampshire polls, Haley gained momentum in the fall, backed by strong debate performances and an endorsement from popular GOP Gov. Chris Sununu. The campaign spending reflected this rise, with Haley’s team and affiliated super PACs investing nearly $30 million in ads, double the amount spent on Trump’s side.

In the final days of the race, Trump adopted a “pincer” strategy, targeting Haley on border issues from the right and challenging her stance on raising the retirement age for Social Security and Medicare from the left. The night before the primary, Trump showcased unity within the GOP by rallying with key endorsers. Meanwhile, Haley intensified her attacks on Trump’s perceived mental stability, citing instances of confusion.

Despite Haley’s commitment to continue to South Carolina, where her campaign plans a $4 million ad buy and a rally, the polling averages show a significant lead for Trump, indicating a challenging path for Haley. Super Tuesday on March 5 is identified as a make-or-break moment for Haley’s campaign, offering a clearer picture of the race after millions of Americans across 26 states and territories have voted. Trump’s federal trial for 2020 election interference is scheduled to commence on March 4.

Shayne Heffernan

You may also like


Your Trusted Source for Capital Markets & Related News

© 2024 LiveTradingNews.com – For The Traders, By The Traders – All Right Reserved.

The information contained on this website shall not be construed as (i) an offer to purchase or sell, or the solicitation of an offer to purchase or sell, any securities or services, (ii) investment, legal, business or tax advice or an offer to provide such advice, or (iii) a basis for making any investment decision. An offering may only be made upon a qualified investor’s receipt not via this website of formal materials from the Knightsbridge an offering memorandum and subscription documentation (“offering materials”). In the case of any inconsistency between the information on this website and any such offering materials, the offering materials shall control. Securities shall not be offered or sold in any jurisdiction in which such offer or sale would be unlawful unless the requirements of the applicable laws of such jurisdiction have been satisfied. Any decision to invest in securities must be based solely upon the information set forth in the applicable offering materials, which should be read carefully by qualified investors prior to investing. An investment with Knightsbridge is not suitable or desirable for all investors; investors may lose all or a portion of the capital invested. Investors may be required to bear the financial risks of an investment for an indefinite period of time. Qualified investors are urged to consult with their own legal, financial and tax advisors before making any investment. Knightsbridge is a private investment firm that offers investment services to Qualified Investors, Members and Institutions ONLY. Qualified Investors are defined as individuals who have met those Qualifications in the relevant jurisdictions. Members are defined as individuals who have been accepted into the Knightsbridge membership program. Institutions are defined as entities such as banks, pension funds, and hedge funds. If you are not a Qualified Investor, Member or Institution, you are not eligible to invest with Knightsbridge. All investments involve risk, and there is no guarantee of profit. You may lose some or all of your investment. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Knightsbridge is not a registered investment advisor, and this disclaimer should not be construed as investment advice. Please consult with a qualified financial advisor before making any investment decisions. By accessing this website, you agree to the terms of this disclaimer. Thank you for your interest in Knightsbridge.