Donald Trump is celebrating today, while many of his #NeverTrump rivals are not. In his celebration, he didn’t miss an opportunity to take a shot at Hillary and her campaign. Check it out…
Donald Trump on Thursday reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and sets the stage for a bitter fall campaign.
And he celebrated with McDonald’s takeout and Diet Coke on his private plane – after a swipe at his rival Hillary Clinton for being unable to secure the Democratic nomination.
During a press conference Thursday in North Dakota, Trump said he was ‘honored’ by the help he received from a handful of local delegates who gave him a majority.
‘I’m so honored by these people! They had such great sense!’ Trump beamed.
He fielded questions from reporters in front of a group of 20 state lawmakers, most of whom will be delegates to the Republican National Convention.
‘The folks behind me got us right over the top,’ he said.
‘Here I am watching Hillary fight, and she can’t close the deal,’ he told reporters. ‘We’ve had tremendous support from almost everybody.’
Trump was in Bismarck to deliver a rally speech at the Bismarck Event Center on the sidelines of the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, an annual convention of oil and gas magnates.
The Associated Press spoke with Oklahoma GOP chairwoman Pam Pollard, another of the final few delegates who clinched the primary contest for the billionaire real estate executive.
He also posted this video on his Instagram page:
Read more: Daily Mail