MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Former President Donald Trump won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, defeating former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and effectively marching his way into the GOP presidential nomination.
The Associated Press called Trump the winner shortly after polls at 8 p.m.
Trump held multiple late-night rallies in the Granite State as he sought a shock-and-awe campaign to block Haley from a much-needed win. His final rallies featured key endorsements from South Carolina elected officials, including Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), whom Haley appointed to the Senate, in a bid to detract attention away from Haley, a two-term South Carolina governor.
The former president crushed his rivals by at least 30% during the Iowa caucuses. And the win in New Hampshire, the