Trump shows his U.S. presidential bid is no mere publicity stunt

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts on stage before making his victory speech at his 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary night rally in ManchesterBy James Oliphant MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – Donald Trump served notice on Tuesday to those who have refused to take his 2016 White House campaign seriously: The celebrity real-estate developer and former reality show host is no joke. While Trump had been expected to win New Hampshire’s nominating contest, he swamped the Republican field by almost 20 points, demonstrating that his passionate, anti-establishment supporters could be relied on to show up and vote when it counts. “It’s a monumental win for Donald Trump,” said Michael Dennehy, a Republican strategist in Concord, New Hampshire, who is unaffiliated with any campaign.

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