Donald Trump wins Indiana in potential knockout blow

Donald Trump easily won the Indiana primary on Tuesday, all but clinching the Republican presidential nomination and calling for party unity as rival Ted Cruz dropped out of the GOP race.

“It’s been some unbelievable day and evening and year,” Trump told supporters at his building in midtown Manhattan, predicting that more and more skeptical Republicans will jump aboard the “Trump train” ahead of a tough fall election against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

“We’re going after Hillary Clinton,” Trump said to loud cheers.

Cruz, who finished a distant second to Trump in Indiana, told supporters earlier in the evening that “we gave it everything we’ve got, but the voters chose another path.”

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