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After likely nomination, Trump predicts Clinton 'will be poor president'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Fort Wayne, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Celebrating his status as the "presumptive nominee," of the Republican Party, Donald Trump began by thanking his family in a victory speech.

Acknowledging his wife, his now adult children and the parents, Trump described the "unbelievable day and evening and year."

Trump acknowledged the importance of his victory in Indiana, and expressed his affection for the state.

"The people of Indiana have been incredible," Trump said, acknowledging the large deficit, his campaign overcame in the state.

"The crowds got bigger and bigger and toward the end it was like I didn't want to leave," Trump said.

One week after sweeping all five states in the last primary vote, Donald Trump added Indiana to his list of victories.

CNN projected him the winner shortly after polls closed in Indiana.

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Closing in on the nomination, Trump turned his focus to Hillary Clinton in his remarks.

"We're going after Hillary Clinton," Trump told the crowd gathered at his New York headquarters.

"She will not be a great president."

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Trump's victorious remarks came after Ted Cruz suspended his presidential bid and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said that Trump was the "presumptive nominee."

"We all need to unite and focus on defeating Hillary Clinton," Priebus wrote on Twitter.

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Despite months of party resistance, Priebus' tweet served as a pledge to support he nominee of the party."

Donald Trump also expressed a message of unity, promising to "we want to bring unity to the Republican party," Trump said while acknowledging Cruz's decision to drop out of the race.

"We have to bring unity, it's so much easier if we have it."


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