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The inevitable nominee? Trump’s election momentum builds even as legal problems mount

By Alex Leary and John McCormick

27 Aug 2023 · 6 min read

informed Summary

  1. Donald Trump's dominance in the Republican presidential race appears to be growing, with most of his fellow candidates stating they would support him as the party's nominee even if he is convicted on one of the many criminal charges he faces.

Is Donald Trump unstoppable?

For months the question has hung over the Republican presidential race, but recent days have pushed it convincingly toward the yes column.

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