Main rival billionaire Donald trump for the right to represent Republican party on elections of the President of the United States Senator Ted Cruz left the race, reports The New York Times</u>.
The corresponding statement he made after the tramp has won primaries in Indiana, scoring all 57 votes from that state. The billionaire has secured more than 54% of the vote, while Cruz has about 32%. Third place in the primaries of the Republicans in Indiana was taken by the Governor of Ohio John Kasich: he has 10% of the vote.
First place in the Democratic primary in Indiana took Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton is in second place.
After losing to Trump in Indiana, Cruz almost lost the chance to run for President from the Republicans. The billionaire more than a thousand votes of party delegates, while Senator them less 600, and Kasika – about 150. To nominate a candidate Republican candidate 1237 the necessary vote of the delegates.
“I said from the beginning that I would go to the very end, if there’s a way to win. Today, I regret to say that, it seems that way, ” Cruz said. – With a heavy heart, but with boundless optimism about the long-term future of our country we continue our campaign.”
Officially the Republican nominee will be announced at the party Congress, which will take place July 18-21. The United States presidential election is scheduled for November 8.