Trump wins caucuses in Missouri and Idaho and sweeps Michigan GOP convention

March 03, 2024

(AP) — Former President Donald Trump continued his march toward the GOP nomination on Saturday, winning caucuses in Idaho and Missouri and sweeping the delegate haul at a party convention in Michigan. Mike Parson signed a 2022 law that, among other things, canceled the planned March 12 presidential primary. IDAHOLast year, Idaho lawmakers passed cost-cutting legislation that was intended to move all the state’s primaries to the same date in May. The Republican-led Legislature considered holding a special session to reinstate the presidential primaries but failed to agree on a proposal in time, leaving both parties with presidential caucuses as the only option. He said the caucus was fast and easy, not much different from Idaho’s usual Republican primary.