Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is projected to win his primary runoff in the race to replace retiring Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, marking the latest in a string of victories by Trump-backed candidates on Tuesday.
In all, seven states were holding primaries or runoffs across the country on Tuesday, with the Utah contest among the highest-profile.
As victories by Trump-backed candidates piled up, the president weighed in on Twitter, calling Tuesday a “big night.”
“The Democrats are in Turmoil!” Trump wrote. “Open Borders and unchecked Crime a certain way to lose elections. Republicans are for Strong Borders, NO Crime! A BIG NIGHT!”
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