Trump Tow­ers in NY, Clin­ton Sinks San­ders

The win gives the two edge over ri­vals Bernie San­ders and Ted Cruz, and so­lid­i­fies their fron­trun­ner sta­tus af­ter a se­ries of re­cent losses

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YOSHITA SINGH

New York: Don­ald Trump and Hil­lary Clin­ton on Tues­day won the po­ten­tially game-chang­ing New York pri­mary and wrested back con­trol of the US pres­i­den­tial race from their ri­vals, re­viv­ing hopes of win­ning the nom­i­na­tion out­right. The win gives Clin­ton and Trump edge over their ri­vals Bernie San­ders and Ted Cruz and so­lid­i­fies their fron­trun­ner sta­tus af­ter a se­ries of losses re­cently. It also re­sound­ingly an­swers ques­tions about their com­mand of the race.

“To­day you prove once again there is no place like home... This win is per­sonal,” said Clin­ton, joined by her hus­band ex- pres­i­dent Bill Clin­ton and daugh­ter Chelsea, in her vic­tory speech. “The race for the Demo­cratic nom­i­na­tion is in the home stretch and vic­tory is in sight.” Call­ing out Trump and Cruz for their re­marks against Mus­lims and women, she said, “Don­ald Trump and Ted Cruz have a vi­sion for our country that’s di­vi­sive and dan­ger­ous­round­ing up im­mi­grants or ban­ning Mus­lims is just not who we are.”

“Threat­en­ing to ban Mus­lims” and treat­ing Amer­i­can-Mus­lims like “crim­i­nal” go against “every­thing Amer­ica stands for.”

In a pass­ing ref­er­ence to San­ders, Clin­ton said it was not enough to just di­ag­nose the prob­lem. “Amer­ica is a prob­lem-solv­ing na­tion. We have set pro­gres­sive goals for cre­at­ing more jobs and pro­vid­ing dig­nity and pride,” she said.

Trump’sbigvic­to­ry­in­hishome­s­tate gave him re­newed mo­men­tum in the Repub­li­can race and pushed him closer­tothe1,237del­e­gates­re­quired­towin the nom­i­na­tion.

He also ap­peared like a dif­fer­ent can­di­date in his vic­tory speech at his Trump Tower in Man­hat­tan. His speech fo­cussed on jobs and trade and the econ­omy but did not men­tion Clin­ton. “We don’t have much of a race any­more,”Trump­said­toap­plause­and cheers from his sup­port­ers. “Senator Cruz is just about math­e­mat­i­cally elim­i­nated.”

Trump told the cheer­ing sup­port­ers that he will fo­cus on bring­ing jobs back from Mex­ico and “all other coun­tries” and in­vest in mil­i­tary and its vet­er­ans. A HOME RUN Trump with wife Me­la­nia

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