Trump vs. Biden Rematch Virtually Assured After Former President Becomes Presumptive GOP Nominee

To no one’s surprise, former President Donald Trump became the presumptive GOP nominee after making a clean sweet of three more Republican presidential primaries – Georgia, Mississippi and Washington.

While it’s not technically a done deal just yet – between the three states there are 142 delegates, of which Trump needed 137 to secure a majority within his party, and an overall count of 1,215, and positioning him to become the Republican party’s presidential nominee once a vote is held at the convention in Milwaukee.

President Biden, meanwhile, cleared his party’s 1,968-delegate threshold earlier in the evening after AP projected him to win Georgia.

Nikki Haley, the longest-lasting Trump challenger for the GOP nomination, secured 94 delegates, while Ron DeSantis scored 9 and Vivek Ramaswamy had 3.

As the Epoch Times notes, things may get exciting in a few months.

On the streets of Chicago, Illinois, which will host the Democratic National Convention Aug. 19–22, stickers labeling President Biden a “terrorist” are a foreshadowing of protests that could rock that event, barring a ceasefire brokered by the Biden administration or similar policy moves.

Yet, the forces arrayed against President Biden do not amount to a serious challenge within his own party, at least not when it comes to racking up delegates.

In Mississippi’s Democratic primary, 35 delegates were at stake, while contests in Georgia and Washington had 108 and 92 up for grabs, respectively.

Going into March 12, President Biden had a total of 1,872 delegates, 96 short of the 1,968 required to have a majority of delegates to the DNC.

That meant he needed less than half the 235 delegates in play in the Democratic races taking place across the country on March 12.

On both the left and right, speculation has persisted that President Biden will be replaced by another candidate.

Gavin Newsom is doing everything he can to position himself as the Democratic Party’s presidential heir-apparent should Biden, in the face of daunting poll numbers, step aside later in the election season—or, alternatively, come the 2028 electoral cycle,” wrote The Nation, a left-leaning periodical, in a March 9 post on X.

On March 7, Roger Stone posted his prediction on X:  “Joe Biden will be replaced as the Democratic nominee. In fact, he will withdraw shortly before the convention.”


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