Trump storms to victory in Nevada Republican caucuses

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump thanks supporters after winning the Nevada caucus, during a rally in Las Vegas, on February 23, 2016Donald Trump won the Nevada Republican caucuses by a huge margin, chalking up his third straight triumph in the party’s presidential nominating process and building momentum ahead of a critical multi-state vote next week. With about 90 percent of the votes counted, US media gave Trump about 46 percent, with senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas trailing by more than 20 points in a tight race for second. “This is an amazing night,” Trump told cheering supporters in a victory speech after Tuesday’s vote.

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