It’s official: Donald Trump is the Republican candidate for President

Nope, this is not a drill


After a primary with more than a dozen candidates, Donald Trump has officially won the Republican Party’s presidential nomination.

His son Donald Trump Jr. announced the 89 New York delegates which pushed his father over the 1,237 minimum needed to win the nomination.

Earlier during the roll call, New York had passed, choosing to wait until it was Pennsylvania’s turn before voting. Trump Jr.’s sister Ivanka and brother Eric were also standing with the New York delegation as the Quicken Loans Arena erupted in cheers.

Once the nomination was made official, all the screens in the arena read “OVER THE TOP” and music blared for a few minutes before the convention was brought back to order. The roll call continued until all 56 delegations had cast their votes.

For all the liberals who prayed this day would not come, for all the #NeverTrump delegates who were attempting a last-minute revolt at the convention, pinch yourselves: Donald J. Trump is the presidential nominee for the Republican Party.