Trump defeats Haley in South Carolina, steamrolling toward nomination and fall rematch with Biden --Exit polling showed Trump's signature issue of immigration was top of mind in South Carolina. | 24 Feb 2024 | Former President Donald Trump humiliated Nikki Haley in her home state Saturday night, scoring a convincing win in the South Carolina GOP primary that opens the door for him to focus full time on a fall rematch with Joe Biden. With a third straight Republican presidential nomination in reach, the 45th president thanked his party for unifying behind him but made clear he would not rest with his fifth straight primary win of 2024. "You can celebrate for about 15 minutes, but then we have to get back to work," Trump said during a victory speech. With 90% of ballots counted, Trump had a 20-point lead over Haley.

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