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Friday, October 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — Ted Cruz’s faint hopes for a first-ballot Republican convention victory are all but mathematically impossible, thanks to Donald Trump’s big New York win Tuesday. The senator from Texas would now need to win almost every delegate awarded in upcoming primaries to reach the 1,237 needed for nomination at the July convention. Cruz was in…

Photo: Republican U.S. presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz reacts to the primary election results from Florida, Ohio and Illinois during a campaign rally in Houston, Texas March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Trish Badger